Barry G. Hankins
Professor of History and Department Chair
Fall 2021 Office Hours
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday—1:00-4:00 (Zoom or in person)
Tuesday—8:00-11:00 and 1:00-3:00 (Zoom)
Friday—by Zoom appointment.
- Religion and American culture
- Protestant Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism
- Church & State in American History
- Ph.D., Kansas State University, 1990
- Woodrow Wilson: Ruling Elder, Spiritual President. New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming, June 2016.
- with Thomas Kidd, Baptists in America: A History. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.
- Jesus and Gin: Evangelicals, the Roaring Twenties, and Today's Culture Wars. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
- Francis Schaeffer and the Shaping of Evangelical America. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 2008.
- American Evangelicals: A Contemporary History of a Mainstream Religious Movement. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, 2008.
- The Second Great Awakening and the Transcendentalists. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2004.
- Uneasy in Babylon: Southern Baptist Conservatives and American Culture. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press, 2002.
- God's Rascal: J. Frank Norris and the Beginnings of Southern Fundamentalism. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1996.
Why I Came To Baylor:
"I came to Baylor because I wanted to be at a university that takes both teaching and research seriously and also promotes scholarship from a Christian perspective."
Courses Taught at Baylor
- HIS 1306 World History, 1400-1750
- HIS 4369 Religion in America, 1877-present (Cross-listed as AMS 4369)
- HIS 5361 Religion and Politics in America (Cross-listed as REL, PSC, and CHS)