I’m excited to be attending the SWCRS conference in Dallas this weekend. I’m especially excited to be on a panel for the Association for the Scientific Study of Religion tomorrow entitled “Anti-Evolution, the Protestant Ethic, Exceptionalism, and Vitalism.” My paper is “Separating Wheat from Chaff in the Concept of American Exceptionalism.” 529 more words
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In its nearly half-century of existence, the Super Bowl has moved to the center of U.S. culture. It is far from the global event the Football (Soccer) World Cup has become, but it nonetheless achieves a kind of global attention, not least because of its putative status in American culture and American media. 554 more words
Wednesday's Book Review: "To Touch the Face of God: Religion and the American Space Program, 1957-1975"
To Touch the Face of God: Religion and the American Space Program, 1957-1975. By Kendrick Oliver. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.
There is something ethereal in the enterprise of spaceflight. 524 more words