Adventist Peace Radio, Episode 36: Adventism & the FBI in WWI

Welcome to Adventist Peace Radio, the podcast of the Adventist Peace Fellowship. I’m your host, Jeff Boyd, and in this episode Kevin Burton gives a presentation about Adventism and the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (the FBI) in the context of World War I. Kevin and I then follow-up with a brief conversation on these themes. Kevin shared this paper as a plenary presentation at the 2019 Andrews Research Conference hosted by Andrews University, and we later connected on the phone for the interview portion of the conversation.

Kevin Burton

Kevin Burton

Kevin Burton earned an MA in Religion from Andrews University, and he is currently pursuing a PhD in American Religious History at Florida State University. Kevin will soon begin teaching at Southern Adventist University.


Adventism & American Republic: Public Involvement Of Major Apocalyptic Movement (Douglas Morgan, 2001)

The FBI and Religion: Faith and National Security before and after 9/11 (Sylvester A Johnson, ed., 2017)


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