Blake McKinney

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Blake McKinney

PhD Candidate (advised by Janek Wasserman)

Specialty Fields: European History, Modern Germany, and Religious History
bomckinney@crimson.ua.edu
MA – The University of Alabama, 2015
MDiv – Southern Seminary, 2011

Research Interests

  • Modern Germany
  • Modern Europe
  • Nationalism
  • Propaganda
  • Religious History
  • Religion and Politics

Recent Publications

  • “‘One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism’ in the Land of ein Volk, ein Reich, ein Führer: The Fifth Baptist World Congress – Berlin 1934,” Church History, March 2018.
  • “John Smyth and the Origin of the Baptists” and “Southern Baptist Convention Resolution on Racial Reconciliation (1995)” in Great Events in Religion: An Encyclopedia of Pivotal Events in Religious History. Published by ABC-CLIO, 2017.
  • Review of Mothering the Fatherland: A Protestant Sisterhood Repents for the Holocaust, by George Faithful. Past Tense Graduate Review of History. Vol. 4, No. 1 (Spring 2016).
  • Review of In the Shadow of Hitler: Alabama’s Jews, the Second World War, and the Holocaust, by Dan Puckett. Southern Historian (Spring 2015).

Current Projects

  • German Protestant Nationalism and Internationalism