About Scott Culpepper

Dr. K. Scott Culpepper currently serves as a professor of history at Dordt University in Sioux Center, IA.  He specializes in the fields of early modern Europe and the Americas with a particular emphasis on the interaction of politics, religion, and popular culture in the Atlantic World from 1400 to the present.  Dr. Culpepper earned his Ph.D. in Religion and Church/State Studies at Baylor University.  He also received a Master of Arts in History at Northwestern State University, a Master of Divinity with an emphasis in historical and theological studies at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and Bachelor of Arts degree in History at Louisiana College. Dr. Culpepper is the author of Francis Johnson and the English Separatist Influence: The Bishop of Brownism’s Life, Ministry, and Controversies (Mercer University Press, 2011). He is currently working on a historical study of “Satanic panics” and the impact of ‘spiritual warfare” ideologies on American history, politics, and popular culture. 



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