J.L. Tomlin is a lecturer of early American history at the University of North Texas. He researches the relationship between religion and politics in early America. He has written for the Washington Post, Foreign Policy, Religion Dispatches, History News Network, and The Bulwark, among others. Follow at @JLoganTomlin.
Thomas Lecaque is an associate professor of history at Grand View University in Des Moines, Iowa. He specializes in the nexus of apocalyptic religion and political violence. He has written for the Washington Post, Religion Dispatches, Foreign Policy, and The Bulwark, among others. Follow at @tlecaque.