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Tailoring Lectures and Discussions to Students: Teaching Religion and Reform in Early America

This summer, I’m teaching a small section of United States History to 1877. Meeting four days each week for an hour and fifteen minutes, we cover over the course of seven weeks what is typically covered in shorter meetings three days/week over a normal fifteen week semester. 1,178 more words




Note: The Second Great Awakening was a powerful revival that swept across the country during the early Nineteenth Century. (The First Great Awakening took place during the 1740’s).  1,226 more words

Leaping with Kierkegaard

Today’s post will be a short one. I met up with my brother last night to discuss the relevance of faith and belief over coffee. It was a good discussion, and his contention is similar to my own: the old answers are no longer good enough. 1,087 more words

The Second Great Awakening (Full Lecture)

Yesterday, my flu was still lingering, but it wasn’t incapacitating.  Still, if my lecture seems a bit off, blame in on the flu!!!  Or, the inadequacies of my brain. 30 more words

How Well Do We Know American Anglican History?

Particularly of the nineteenth century.

The evangelical wing of Anglicanism in the United States ceased to have any active influence by the end of that century. 339 more words


King's Survey: Reviving

In which we try to understand the logic of faith.

OK, kids, here we go: the SGA.

—What’s SGA stand for?

Funny you should ask, Jonah. 2,059 more words

Jim Cullen