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Sarah Osborn's World: The Rise of Evangelical Christianity in Early America

Brekus, Catherine A. Sarah Osborn’s World: The Rise of Evangelical Christianity in Early America. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013.

University of Minnesota religious historian Kirsten Fischer originally followed in the footsteps of other historians who had written about Elihu Palmer as the “most outspoken campaigner for… 1,013 more words

Material Culture

The Sack of Magdeburg

From his first steps onto German soil in July 1630, Gustavus Adolphus began to construct the legend that would define his role in the war. Quite literally, as Adolphus stepped off the boat he tripped, and fell to one knee. 1,588 more words


Lecture: "The Reformation and Law: 500th Anniversary Perspectives" (Apr. 3-4)

In April,  The Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University will host a lecture titled “The Reformation and Law: 500th Anniversary Perspectives.” A brief description of the lecture follows: 81 more words

Scholarship Roundup

Doctor Who-ther

To my Catholic friends: no harm intended. I love a lot of things about Catholicism and many of y’all are the best people I know. I just had this weird dream where I had this particular idea and I was going to pitch it to Stephen Colbert…who is Catholic so I don’t know why he would like this in the first place.


Quakers and persecution

Today we bring you a guest blog post from the Amazing Dr Rosalind Johnson, who is also a visiting fellow at the university of Winchester! Her subject of specialty is the Quakers, so we have asked her kindly if she would mind sharing her outstanding work on the area with us, and she accepted. 2,138 more words

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