John Wilsey serves as assistant professor of history and Christian apologetics at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He teaches primarily in the Seminary’s fully accredited B.S. program offered to offenders serving life sentences at the Darrington Unit, a maximum security state facility. He is the author of several articles and editorials, as well as One Nation Under God: An Evangelical Critique of Christian America (Pickwick, 2011), and American Exceptionalism and Civil Religion: Reassessing the History of an Idea (IVP Academic, 2015). Most recently, he has produced Democracy in America: A New Abridgment for Students for Lexham Press, which will be appearing this November. He has been married for nineteen years to Mandy, and they have two daughters.