My essay in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion on “Bibles and Tracts in Print Culture in America” was recently published. The essays in that collection. When it was first released that collection was freely available, though it has now gone behind a paywall. I was under the impression, which must have been mistaken, that it was going to remain freely available. Nevertheless, the Religion in America section of that encyclopedia has a fantastic set of essays.
Today is Harvard University Press’s official publication date for The Chance of Salvation: A History of Conversion in America. The book started making its way in the world about a month ago, so the official publication date mostly marks the release of the e-book versions. The main news about the book is an interview I did with The Atlantic about the history of conversion. There should be several more interviews about the book at various history blogs coming out in the next few weeks.
For most evangelicals in America, conversion is a central part of one’s religious experience. They are accustomed to hearing testimonies at church, on television, or in print. They would not be surprised, then, by historian Lincoln A. Mullen’s identification of conversion as a major American religious theme. What might come as a surprise, however, is Mullen’s claim that conversion is not unique to evangelicalism.
@linton_matt Because many grad students, especially MA students, do pay tuition. And because even if the student doesn’t pay the tuition, someone does (e.g., a fellowship) and it is a part of the revenue of that department.
. @kellenfunk and I wrapped up the final version of an article today; our first commit was made in August 2014. Can't share the final version yet (due out Feb 2018). But you can read a preprint of "The Spine of American Law" here. https://t.co/ObHGs30vmH
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