Dr. Tracy McKenzie

Few of us give any thought to President’s Day which is right around the February corner. So to go a little deeper into the life of one of our greatest Presidents, Abraham Lincoln, I’ve invited Dr. Tracy McKenzie (click) to join me in the studio for a conversation about Lincoln’s view on democracy, patriotism, and divine sovereignty.Tracy-McKenzie-Small

Tracy McKenzie is professor and Chair of the Department of History at Wheaton College in Illinois.  Before coming to Wheaton in 2010, Dr. McKenzie served for twenty-two years on the faculty of the University of Washington, where he received the university’s distinguished teaching award, was a member of the U.W. Teaching Academy, and held the Donald A. Logan Chair of American History.  Along with dozens of scholarly articles and book reviews, he is the author of two books pertaining to the American Civil War (published by Cambridge University Press and Oxford University Press) and a  book from Intervarsity Press, The First Thanksgiving: What the Real Story Tells Us about Loving God and Learning from History.

After listening to FIRST PERSON, I think you will enjoy reading his blog, Faith and History; Thinking Christianly about the American Past (click).

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