Samuel Smith received his BA (Bible) and MA (Church History) from Bob Jones University and his Ph.D. (History) from the University of South Carolina. His primary research interest is in the intellectual and religious development of the Colonial and Revolutionary South. Dr. Smith has taught history on the high school and college levels. He is also a Faculty Reader for the U.S. History AP Exam. He has various publications in his field including the co-authorship of a book, encyclopedia entries, book reviews, and a journal article. Before coming to Liberty, he served as headmaster of Westminster Christian School in Gainesville, GA. He is married to Rebecca and has four children: Kendra, Logan, Kayla, and Haddon.
"Through the eye of a needle": The Role of Pietistic and Mystical Thought among the Anglican Elite in the Eighteenth Century Lowcountry South, Faculty Dissertations (1999)
This dissertation examines the transmission and eventual manifestation of Christian pietistic and mystical thought into...