I know that a lot of you have been following my daily posts about the ins and outs of researching, writing, and publishing a history of the American Bible Society. I am grateful that so many of you are finding these posts useful.
My approach to research and writing will naturally be different than others. Another historian might do their work in fundamentally different ways. If you want to see how another religious historian does his work, check out Devin Manzullo-Thomas’s blog The Search for Piety and Obedience. Devin will be blogging about his work on an article-length study based on his Temple University masters thesis titled “Born-Again Brethren: History as Identity and Theology in the Cultural Transformation of a ‘Plain People.’” It deals primarily with the relationship between the Brethren in Christ Church and the American evangelical movement. He hopes to offer weekly updates on his progress. Here is a taste of his post: