Archived News – April 2011

Apr
27
2011
Thanks to the Baylor graduating class of 1945, history professor Jeffrey Hamilton will travel to England sometime after the fall semester in 2011 to research the life of Henry de Lacy, the counselor to both Edward I and II who played an important political role in medieval England.

Hamilton, chairman of the history department, won the Centennial Professor Honor Award that supplies professors with funds to support research opportunities that are not covered by the university already.
Apr
18
2011
USA Today, Forum, April 18, 2011: (by Thomas Kidd) Last week, France took one more step in its descent into full-blown religious intolerance, as police began enforcing the new law banning the wearing of the Muslim burqa.
Apr
11
2011
(article about the Hurricane Katrina stories of Dr. Stephen Sloan, director of Baylor's Institute for Oral History, who will give a lecture on "The Stories of Hurricane Katrina" as a visiting scholar at the University of Arkansas in Fort Smith) FORT SMITH, Ark. -- When Hurricane Katrina hit Hattiesburg, Miss., Stephen Sloan became a historian trapped in the middle of a major historical event.
Apr
7
2011
KCEN-TV, April 7, 2011 (Story quotes Dr. Thomas Kidd, associate professor of history, and Dr. Scott Carroll, research professor of manuscript studies and biblical tradition at Baylor. The exhibit is part of The King James Bible and the World It Made, 1611-2011, a conference at Baylor running Thursday through Saturday to mark the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible) They're some of the rarest, most priceless bibles in the world, and through Saturday they are on display at Baylor University.
Apr
5
2011
What does the 150th anniversary of the attack on Fort Sumter tell us about God's role in American history?
By Thomas S. Kidd, April 05, 2011. April 12th is the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War at Fort Sumter in Charleston, South Carolina.
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