Blogs tagged "Christianity"

Martin Luther: A Conversation Part I

Martin Luther, engraved by Theodore Knesing
Craig Harline, professor of history at Brigham Young University, received an NEH Public Scholar grant to write about Martin Luther between the years 1517 and 1522. His book, A World Ablaze: The Rise of Martin Luther and the Birth of the Reformation, was published by Oxford University Press in October 2017. Part I of a two-part conversation between Craig Harline and EDSITEment follows.How did you become interested in Martin Luther, and when did you decide to write a book about him? Read More »
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Participate in “Native Americans of New England: A Historical Overview”

NEH Summer Scholars at Mohegan Tribal offices
As every teacher knows, history is fraught with clichés. One is that history is always written by the victors. That may have been true for most of the 19th and 20th centuries. However, recent developments in the historical profession have turned this cliché upside down, and nowhere is this more the case than in Native American Studies.Read More »
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