Manhood, Sports and War

by Will Katerberg Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about masculinity. I’ve been teaching some classes on the relationship between conceptions of manhood and race and American foreign policy in the late 19th and early 20th century. Think Teddy Roosevelt. I’m also thinking ahead about a course on masculinity and sports that I’m co-teaching in …

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Marilynne Robinson on Jonathan Edwards

by Jim Bratt. Lots of people are eagerly awaiting their copy of Marilynne Robinson’s new novel Lila. Me too, though realistically my schedule probably won’t let me get to it till Christmas. Meanwhile, I was intrigued to read Robinson’s essay, “Jonathan Edwards in a New Light,” in the November/December 2014 issue of Humanities: The Magazine of …

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The Christian Historian and Common Humanity

Part 4 of the Integration of Faith & History in the Classroom series by Dan Miller. While I make no claim that Christian faith gives me supernatural insight into the subjects of my research and teaching, it does predispose me toward certain answers and makes me suspicious of others. I take it as a given, a literal …

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