Julius Bailey

Julius Bailey
Associate Professor of Religious Studies

Julius Bailey is an associate professor of religious studies at the University of Redlands who is available for comment on religious topics.

He offers expertise in Christianity, hate groups, new religions, cults, the history of religion, religion in America and African American religious history.

Bailey is the author of “Around the Family Altar: Domesticity in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1865-1900.”

Prior to teaching at Redlands, Bailey was an instructor in the religious studies department at Kenyon College.

He received his doctoral and master’s degrees in religious studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a bachelor’s degree in religious studies from Occidental College.

Academic Interests and Areas of Expertise

  • History
  • Race and ethnicity
  • Religion in America
  • African/African American religious studies
  • New religious movements
  • Hate groups
  • Christianity
  • Church history—Methodist, Episcopal, black church in the American West
  • Cults

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