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Hesse's romantic and sinister tale of boarding school life

Merciless cramming according to an obsolete curriculum… constant fighting and bullying at a boys’ boarding school… pressure from peers and pressure from parents… vast social differences and social mobility through achievement… ardent friendship and careless betrayal… overpowering desire and fear of falling in love for the first time… 476 more words

History Of Education

Learned societies and social media: historians on Twitter

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the ways in which learned societies in education were using social media, and Twitter in particular. Twitter matters because it is a way of engaging with a broad public audience while making often unexpected connections between researchers who have something to say to each other. 413 more words

History Of Education

History of Age Stratification in the American Public School System

The American Public Education System has been constantly evolving over the years ever since the time of early colonization during the 1600’s. Specifically, the year was 1647, when the General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony ruled home schooling was insufficiently educating the Puritan children in their Calvinist roots, and on how to read the Bible. 306 more words

Age Stratification

An Academic Presence...

Congratulations to Zaytuna College, the first accredited Muslim college in America!

“Our greatest accreditation is with God.”

Hamza Yusuf

More information can be found at Zaytuna College.

Soulful Education

The Bloomsbury Reader in Religion and Childhood

I’m pleased to be able announce that I am to be a contributing editor to the Bloomsbury Reader in Religion and Childhood with Anna Strhan… 126 more words

Religious Education

Public Memory in Early China: An Interview

Ken Brashier’s wonderful new book, a must-read for scholars of Chinese studies, offers a history of identity and public memory in early China. We had a chance to talk about it for the… 51 more words


Huxley's Church and Maxwell's Demon: An Interview

Matthew Stanley’s wonderful new book introduces James Clerk Maxwell (1831-79) and T.H. Huxley (1825-95) as they embodied theistic and naturalistic science, respectively, in Victorian Britain. Moving well beyond the widespread assumption that modern science and religion are and always have been fundamentally antithetical to one another,  68 more words