Tag Archives: election

Hillary Clinton and Christian America

by Kristin Du Mez. This post originally appeared in The Twelve: Reformed Done Daily on March 4, 2016. Let’s start with a disclaimer. I’m a historian, and as such I have no particular skills when it comes to prognostication. Case in … Continue reading

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Trump and Clinton, Sanders and Cruz—They Actually Rhyme

by Bob Schoone-Jongen. Fernand Braudel sits high on my list of historian heroes. While I don’t assign his works to my classes, I make sure to mention him in every class I teach. His idea that history proceeds along three … Continue reading

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Enlightenment and Elections

by Bob Schoone-Jongen. About the time when Spring Break arrives I hit the line in the HIST 152 syllabus calling students to consider the 18th-century Enlightenment and its offspring. Of course this leads to political liberalism and the notion that we … Continue reading

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