Keeping the Faith: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives
by Wayne Flynt
This historical memoir by the widely recognized scholar, Wayne Flynt, chronicles the inner workings of his academic career at Samford and Auburn Universities, as well as his many contributions to the general history of Alabama. Flynt has traveled the state and the South lecturing and teaching both lay and academic groups, calling on his detailed knowledge of both the histo...more
Hardcover, 416 pages
Published September 2nd 2011 by University Alabama Press
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Autobiography that lays out how Flynt ended up being a historian and why he has been so passionate about documenting the history of the ordinary Alabama citizen. Last couple chapters are especially juicy for state residents as he lays out some the University of Alabama Trustee machinations of the 1990s and early 2000s for all to see.