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Profiles in Goodwill: Thomas Kidd

Thomas Kidd is professor of history at Baylor University and is associate director of Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion. 

Thomas’ articles that have appeared on EthicsDaily.com are available here.

1. Where did you grow up?

Aiken, South Carolina.

2. What is your favorite Bible verse, book or story? Why?

A recent favorite is Isaiah 26:4.

Peaceful trust seems to be a perpetual challenge for me, and God’s character is the answer.

3. What is your favorite movie? Why?

“The Apostle.”

It so brilliantly portrays the redeeming power of Christianity, as well as the earthly struggles of the redeemed.

4. Who are three of the people you admire?

Aside from those in my family, George Marsden, Jonathan Edwards and Stonewall Jackson.

5. What is one little known fact about yourself?

I sang in a garage band in high school.