That Was The Week That Was

Here… • The week started peacefully, and oddly, enough with a little piece about North Korea, time zones, imperialism, and Sabbath. • Then I knew that I’d be publishing a guest-post by Devin Manzullo-Thomas providing historical context for Goshen/Eastern Mennonite controversy in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU). • I didn’t know that Devin’s post would become … More That Was The Week That Was

Who Are the Most Significant Americans in History? (part 1)

I’ve parlayed my graduate training in diplomatic/international and European history into a license to teach on everything from human rights to church history and to write on… well, pretty much anything I want. (Thanks, WordPress!) But I retain enough self-awareness to know that I am no U.S. historian. So when I saw that Smithsonian Magazine had put out a … More Who Are the Most Significant Americans in History? (part 1)

Fun with Google

While I’m grateful beyond words for my dedicated readers who follow this blog regularly, the majority of visits to this site come from people who are looking for something specific on Google and land here. Usually the searches are predictable: “Christian colleges”; “Bethel financial challenges”; “how do I buy a copy of The Pietist Impulse … More Fun with Google

Fun with Googling

One of the statistics provided every day by WordPress (the service that hosts this blog) is a list of “referrers,” websites that blog visitors click on to get to your blog. Most of the referrers for this blog are sites like Facebook, Twitter, Google Reader, and WordPress itself. Most visitors have been here before and … More Fun with Googling

Fun with Googling

One of the statistics provided every day by WordPress (the service that hosts this blog) is a list of “referrers,” websites that blog visitors click on to get to your blog. Most of the referrers for this blog are sites like Facebook, Twitter, Google Reader, and WordPress itself. Most visitors have been here before and … More Fun with Googling