Podcast Episode 1: Interview with Paul Harvey
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In the JSR’s first podcast, Art Remillard interviews Paul Harvey about his new book, Moses, Jesus, and the Trickster in the Evangelical South. Professor Harvey discusses a range of topics, from his experiences at the Lamar Lectures in Southern History at Mercer University, to his unique collection of sources. (He recently uploaded some of the book’s folk art images to his website.) He also explains his decision to frame the book as a “throwback to an earlier kind of religious history that centered on Protestantism and marginalized other traditions.” Paul qualifies that it is a “throwback” only insofar as the book examines the evangelical majority. Otherwise, as he explains, this “center” is quite complex, particularly on matters of race.