Tag - John Hayes

At the core of “Hard, Hard Religion,” shared faith

Without a doubt, factors like race and class affect the way we view our society, but do they also affect the way we view our faith? Dr. John Hayes, associate professor of History, believes so. In his new book, “Hard, Hard Religion: Interracial Faith in the Poor South,” published by the University...

Hayes shares views on religion in country music lyrics

A recent column on country music noted that the genre has turned its back on authentic faith, choosing to reward singers for only name-dropping Jesus. Here what John Hayes, assistant professor of history at Augusta University, has to say on the matter. Deseret News National: Jesus, take the radio...

GRU Explains the Confederate Flag Debate

In July, when we were still Georgia Regents University, the South Carolina legislature sparked a national discussion about the Confederate flag when it debated proposals to remove it from Statehouse grounds. For perspective, we talked to Dr. John Hayes, an assistant professor of History… AUGUSTA...

GRU Explains the Confederate Flag debate

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The South Carolina legislature convened Monday to debate proposals to remove the Confederate flag from Statehouse grounds. Dr. John Hayes, an assistant professor of History at Georgia Regents University, teaches courses on the American South. In a new video, he discusses history’s...

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