That Was The Week That Was

I marked the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 by considering how people at the time made religious meaning of the Space Race, then shared my newest piece for Christianity Today and a map previewing the sites we’re considering for future Pietist Schoolman Travel tours. Elsewhere… • L.D. Burnett on the moon landing as an epochal moment: “After thousands of … More That Was The Week That Was

Oh, the Places We’ll Go!

Last week I thought out loud through three tours I’m starting to plan for Pietist Schoolman Travel: Sports in American History (2020) Christianity and Western Culture (2021) The American Civil War (2022) Here’s another way of visualizing what I have in mind: a map showing possible sites for each tour. If you’re interested in any or … More Oh, the Places We’ll Go!

That Was The Week That Was

Before spending most of the week enjoying a holiday trip with family, I reflected on the recent annual meeting of my home denomination, explained what’s been called the “honest patriotism” of abolitionist Frederick Douglass, and shared some reflections from my parents and two others who joined us last month on our World Wars in Western … More That Was The Week That Was