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But dead people are just so much more interesting than the living kind!

No Quarreling Over Words!

“Keep reminding God’s people of these things. Warn them before God against quarreling about words; it is of no value, and only ruins those who listen” (2 Timothy 2:14 NIV). 385 more words

Reading & Writing

calling all historians

But let me ask you, and others who study or enjoy history the same question. Do you think people in history acted more nobly or morally than people today in any capacity?

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Historians Lied: Hitler Did Not Die In Germany

Newly declassified FBI documents prove that the government knew Hitler was alive and well, and living in the Andes Mountains long after World War II. 848 more words


Stepping out of the archives

I’ve recently completed a draft chapter on the way in which archives make records relating to same-sex love accessible, both to academics and the public. For most historians, their research begins and remains in the archive and with the records they contain. 767 more words


The "Power" of Historians

by William Van Vugt.

This past fall I was on sabbatical leave and spent much of it researching local history in Yorkshire, England. I had to travel quite widely, alone, throughout that lovely part of the world to work at a number of archives and libraries. 866 more words