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How History Is Actually Erased

16 Aug

Preach it, Brother Chris!

The Pietist Schoolman

So much for the idea that Americans don’t care about their past. One of the hashtags trending today on Twitter complained about the dangers of #ErasingHistory:

Indeed. If you take down statues of Americans who betrayed their country in order to defend slavery, you’re stepping onto a slippery slope.

Look, there’s a serious conversation…

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Addiction to Consuming

10 Aug

By divesting ourselves of excessive possessions, decluttering our homes and our lives, we may engage in a different sort of “culture war.” So argues Christian and historian Kristin Du Mez: Reclaiming Life at Home: Declaring War on Clutter to Save the American Soul

Why Americans Are Cursing More Than Ever

8 Aug

Swear more to express yourself as an individual. Everybody’s $#*%! doing it! Or so new research by San Diego State University psychologist Jean M. Twenge suggests: Why Americans Are Cursing More Than Ever – Atlas Obscura

Enough Light

"In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don't." - Blaise Pascal

Lenten Lamentations

Preparing to Participate in God's Mosaic Kingdom

john pavlovitz

Stuff That Needs To Be Said

Wirelesshogan: Reflections from the Hogan

"History is the record of our loves in all their magnificent and ignoble forms." Eugene McCarraher

The Way of Improvement Leads Home

"History is the record of our loves in all their magnificent and ignoble forms." Eugene McCarraher

the way of improvement leads home

reflections at the intersection of American history, religion, politics, and academic life

The Pietist Schoolman

The website and blog of historian Chris Gehrz

Native News Online

American Indian News

thepracticalhistorian

Your guide to practically true history.

THE TWELVE

Reformed. Done Daily.

i-history

by Alex Scarfe

BlogWest

Thoughtful Conversation about the American West

Northwest History

"History is the record of our loves in all their magnificent and ignoble forms." Eugene McCarraher

Faith and History

Thinking Christianly about the American Past

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