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Guest Post: Review of An Aqueous Territory

27 June 2017

Today’s review is by James Hill, who received his Ph.D. from the College of William & Mary in 2016 and is currently an Assistant Professor of History at the University of...

Guest Post: Cotton Mather and the Enlightenment in New England: Redefining the Holy Spirit

26 June 2017

Philipp Reisner received his PhD from and teaches as a lecturer in the American Studies  Department at Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf, Germany. He approaches research...

Call for Papers: Women and Religion in the Early Americas

24 June 2017

Reposting this from our good friend Historiann: Call For Papers: Women and Religion in the Early Americas For a special issue in honor of the life and career of Mary Maples Dunn, Early...

Where Historians Work: Q&A with Margaret Bendroth of the Congregational Library and Archives

23 June 2017

“I’ve learned so much about how historians talk to the general public . . . If you tell a good story you can get people to hang in and keep listening.” ~ Dr. Margaret...