Robinson, Edward J.

Edward J. Robinson, an assistant professor of history and Bible at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas, earned his Ph.D. is in African American History from Mississippi State University in Starkville in 2003.  He has three master’s degrees, including a M. A. in Classical Greek from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana.

A native of Jacksonville, Texas, Robinson attended undergraduate school at Southwestern Christian College in Terrell, Texas.  He has authored five books: To Save My Race from Abuse: The Life of Samuel Robert Cassius (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2007); To Lift Up My Race: The Essential Writings of Samuel Robert Cassius (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2008); A Godsend to His People: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Marshall Keeble (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2008); Show Us How You Do It: Marshall Keeble and the Rise of Black Churches of Christ in the United States, 1914-1968 (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2008); and The Fight Is on in Texas: A History of African American Churches of Christ in the Lone Star State, 1865-2000 (Abilene: Abilene Christian University Press, 2008).