History of the American beard

The beard is back, though its legacy remains complicated. A fashion born of desperation, this “manly appendage” was once a symbol of white supremacy…
The beard is back, though its legacy remains complicated. A fashion born of desperation, this “manly appendage” was once a symbol of white supremacy… [More]

History of Chelsea hotel

Is there a relationship between squalor and credibility? Consider the Chelsea Hotel: epicenter of anarchy; sanctuary of eccentrics, artists, and hangers-on…
Is there a relationship between squalor and credibility? Consider the Chelsea Hotel: epicenter of anarchy; sanctuary of eccentrics, artists, and hangers-on… [More]

Origins of Western Liberalism

Looking for intellectual origins is often problematic, rarely more so than when searching for the origins of liberalism in Christianity…
Looking for intellectual origins is often problematic, rarely more so than when searching for the origins of liberalism in Christianity… [More]

History of Oxford University Press

“Being published by Oxford Press is like being married to a duchess: the honor is almost greater than the pleasure”…
“Being published by Oxford Press is like being married to a duchess: the honor is almost greater than the pleasure”… [More]

History of author interviews

The author interview makes commercial sense – for writers, periodicals, publishers, and bookstores – but does it validate the work or replace it?…
The author interview makes commercial sense – for writers, periodicals, publishers, and bookstores – but does it validate the work or replace it?… [More]

Carrier on the Value of Philosophy

Is philosophy stupid? Philosopher and historian Richard Carrier considers this question.
Is philosophy stupid? Philosopher and historian Richard Carrier considers this question. [More]

The Daily Owl 10-4-2013

More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly. (Allen)
More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly. (Allen) [More]

Book Review of Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth

This is the world that Jesus, an uneducated peasant from a tiny, barely-functional town in Palestine was born into. Aslan outlines Jesus’ likely journey from subsistence farmer in Nazareth to sometime carpenter in bigger towns to regional Jewish messiah and rebel against Roman authority in Palestine.
This is the world that Jesus, an uneducated peasant from a tiny, barely-functional town in Palestine was born into. Aslan outlines Jesus’ likely journey from subsistence farmer in Nazareth to sometime carpenter in bigger towns to regional Jewish messiah and rebel against Roman authority in Palestine. [More]

2011 International Conference on History and Society Development

2011 International Conference on History and Society Development(ICHSD 2011) 25 to 27 November 2011 Maldives The ICHSD 2011 papers will be published as proceedings and all the papers will be indexed by Thomson ISI Proceedings. About 10 papers selected from registered ones will be published in ... [More]