Miles Smith

Miles Smith is a historian of the American South and the Atlantic World. He has taught at Hillsdale College, Regent University, and Texas Christian University. His research interests and his writing focus on intellectual life and religion in the Nineteenth Century United States and Europe. He lives in Hillsdale, Michigan.

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Liberal Nationalism, Abraham Lincoln, and the Unification of Italy

Although liberalism and nationalism are not often thought of together, liberal nationalism is a powerful force for nation-building.

Who’s Afraid of Christian Nationalism?

Mark David Hall’s new book chronicles the history of “Christian nationalism” in America

The Chaplaincy: a Public Role of Christianity in the United States

Reclaiming chaplains who understand themselves first as chaplains, and not merely as decorative functionaries would be one way of retrieving Christianity in the public square.