Program Staff and Contact Information
Religion and Innovation in Human Affairs
656 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02215

tele: (617) 358-0768
fax: (617) 358-0250
email: historic@bu.edu
web: www.bu.edu/historic/riha

Donald A. Yerxa
is program leader for the Historical Society's Religion and Innovation in Human Affairs project. He has served as an assistant director and then as a director of the Historical Society. He is also a senior editor of the Society's bulletin, Historically Speaking (published by Johns Hopkins University Press) and editor of Fides et Historia (the Conference on Faith and History's journal). An emeritus professor of history at Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, Massachusetts, Yerxa is author, coauthor, or editor of over ten books on a wide variety of historical topics, including British Abolitionism and the Question of Moral Progress in History (University of South Carolina Press, 2012). His articles, essays, reviews, and interviews have appeared in the European Review, Military Affairs, Naval War College Review, Mariner’s Mirror, Fides et Historia, Books & Culture, Historically Speaking, and elsewhere.

Randall J. Stephens is the graphic designer and webmaster for the
Religion and Innovation in Human Affairs project.  He is a reader in History and American Studies at Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK. Stephens is an editor of Historically Speaking, and associate editor of Fides et Historia. He is the author of The Fire Spreads: Holiness and Pentecostalism in the American South (Harvard University Press, 2008) and The Anointed: Evangelical Truth in a Secular Age, co-authored with Karl Giberson (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011). In 2012 Stephens was a Fulbright Roving Scholar in Norway.

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