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History Newsletter, Fall 2006, History Department Oct 2006

History Newsletter, Fall 2006, History Department

History Newsletter

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Reforging The White Republic: Race, Religion, And American Nationalism, 1865-1898 (Book Review), R. Bryan Bademan Apr 2006

Reforging The White Republic: Race, Religion, And American Nationalism, 1865-1898 (Book Review), R. Bryan Bademan

History Faculty Publications

Book review by R. Bryan Bademan.

Blum, Edward J. Reforging the White Republic: Race, Religion, and American Nationalism, 1865-1898. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2005.


History Newsletter, Spring 2006, History Department Apr 2006

History Newsletter, Spring 2006, History Department

History Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Government And Politics Newsletter, Issue 2, Sacred Heart University Apr 2006

Government And Politics Newsletter, Issue 2, Sacred Heart University

Government and Politics Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Rethinking The Iraq War, Brian Stiltner Mar 2006

Rethinking The Iraq War, Brian Stiltner

Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies Faculty Publications

The reasonable possibility of the situation getting worse [in Iraq] rather than better should have given humanitarian advocates for war, like myself, greater pause. For me at that time, this humanitarian motive bolstered what was weak in the weapons argument, and vice versa. But now I realize that a partial case for war because of the weapons risk and a partial case for war under humanitarian reasons don't add up to an air-tight case for just war. Each of the causes proffered has to be reasonable with little doubt-something like 90 to 95 percent certain-and they can't be ...


"Monkeying With The Bible”: Edgar J. Goodspeed's American Translation, R. Bryan Bademan Jan 2006

"Monkeying With The Bible”: Edgar J. Goodspeed's American Translation, R. Bryan Bademan

History Faculty Publications

Devotion to the Bible remains an underappreciated aspect of American religious life partly because it fails to generate controversy. This essay opens a window onto America's relationship with the Bible by exploring a controversial moment in the history of the Bible in America: the public reception of University of Chicago professor Edgar J. Goodspeed's American Translation (1923). Initially, at least, most Americans flatly rejected Goodspeed's impeccably credentialed attempt to cast the language of the Bible in contemporary "American" English. Accusations of the professor's irreligion, bad taste, vulgarity, and crass modernity emerged from nearly every quarter of ...


Lincoln's Defense Of Politics: The Public Man And His Opponents In The Crisis Over Slavery (Book Review), Julie Mujic Jan 2006

Lincoln's Defense Of Politics: The Public Man And His Opponents In The Crisis Over Slavery (Book Review), Julie Mujic

History Faculty Publications

Book review by Julie Mujic.

Schneider, Thomas E. Lincoln’s Defense of Politics: The Public Man and His Opponents in the Crisis over Slavery. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2006.

ISBN 9780826216069


Hanging Captain Gordon: The Life And Trial Of An American Slave Trader, Julie Mujic Jan 2006

Hanging Captain Gordon: The Life And Trial Of An American Slave Trader, Julie Mujic

History Faculty Publications

Book review by Julie Mujic.

Soodalter, Ron. Hanging Captain Gordon: the life and trial of an American slave trader. New York: Atria Books, 2006.

ISBN 9780743267274