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Order in a new church: Behind the headlines of the Reformation

Within any organization there is a constant tension between the original inspiration and its structure, and this is the case, too, within the various Christian churches. 2,362 more words

Legal History

A History of Saying “No Thank You” to Immigrants

Our country is engaged in two of her three sacred Thanksgiving traditions: gorging ourselves during a big family meal and ironically displaying unjustified fear of migrants as we remember the first harvest of early European migrants. 2,505 more words


Guest Post: Julia Roos’ Response to Laurie Marhoefer

Laurie Marhoefer and the editors of WSN have invited me to respond to Marhoefer’s guest blog, “Was There a Backlash against Weimar’s Sexual Politics?” (posted 15 November 2015), and I am delighted about this opportunity for scholarly exchange. 807 more words

German History

Around the Fourth Lateran Council (1215)

Among the commemorations to be included here in 2015 is the most important medieval ecumenical council, the Fourth Lateran Council that took place in November 1215. 1,873 more words

Legal History

Constitutional History: Comparative Perspectives — conf & CFP — Chicago, IL

The University of Illinois College of Law will host a conference titled Constitutional History: Comparative Perspectives April 12-13, 2016, in Chicago, IL. Cosponsors include the University of Bologna School of Law, the Center for Constitutional Studies and Democratic Development, and the  344 more words