James L. Gorman is Professor of History at Johnson University in Knoxville, TN. His teaching, research, and writing engages the history of Christianity, Stone-Campbell Movement history, race and Christianity, and the history of Bible interpretation. He authored Among the Early Evangelicals: The Transatlantic Origins of the Stone-Campbell Movement (2017) and co-edited Slavery’s Long Shadow: Race and Reconciliation in American Christianity (2019). He serves as Assistant Editor of Stone-Campbell Journal and coordinates the History and Theology of the Stone-Campbell Movement study group at the annual Stone-Campbell Journal Conference. He received the Ph.D. in Religion (History of Christianity) from Baylor University in 2015, the M.Div. from Abilene Christian University in 2008, and the B.S. from Kentucky Christian University in 2005.
Introduction to Session 5 of the Tulsa Conference: Theoretical Considerations and Implications