Christianity in a time of terror: An Advent reflection

by Kristin Du Mez. It was the fall of 2008. The stock market was tumbling, bird flu was spreading, and fear continued to mount over the threat Islamic extremists posed to America and to “the American way of life.” It was in light of these uncertainties that I paused to reflect on how Christians were …

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Medieval manuscript image showing crusaders attacking a castle.

Student voices: Why take a history survey class?

by Coryn Mulder. This entry comes from Coryn Mulder, a senior nursing student in Professor Karin Maag’s spring online History 151 class, responding to a final exam question about the value of taking a core history class. Her response is featured here with her permission. History 151 covers human history from the Paleolithic era up …

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