Ep. 36 – Adventism, the FBI & WWI

Kevin Burton describes how the FBI investigated and influenced Adventism during WWI.

Kevin Burton earned an M.A. in Religion from Andrews University, and he is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in American Religious History at Florida State University. Kevin will soon begin teaching at Southern Adventist University, and he has partnered with Lisa Diller, who is also a professor at Southern, on providing Adventist peace history lessons for the APF Peace Church Network e-newsletter. To learn more about this network, visit adventistpeace.org/churches.



Adventism & American Republic: Public Involvement Of Major Apocalyptic Movement (Douglas Morgan, 2001)

The FBI and Religion: Faith and National Security before and after 9/11 (Sylvester A Johnson, ed., 2017)


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