Published Writings


As a public historian, writer, and speaker, Meredith Henne Baker's areas of expertise include religious history, historical impacts on the present, religious education, Southern culture, and the intersection of religion and popular/political culture. She has also written on parenting, nature, music, museums, archival research, advertising, and culture. As a licensed and experienced middle and high school educator and elementary school administrator, she also writes on topics regarding education and instruction in her field. Baker not only writes compelling pieces for adults, but also children. She developed and edited curriculum materials for the Open Sky Character Formation Project program for grades K-12, now used by over 30,000 teachers nationally, and is an active member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) and the James River Writers.


A sampling of her published articles from the following journals, magazines, and blogs is available through the links below.

Library of Virginia Broadside Magazine

The Richmond Theater Fire

First Things

William & Mary’s Chapel at a Crossroads

Washington Family Magazine

Nature RX: Get Outside!

Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity

Hymns Resurrected

Virginia’s Revival Fire

Grow Christians, a Forward Movement Blog

Regular Contributor on Faith Formation 


Hill Rag

Christ Church Spires Renewed

Life on the James Magazine