Conversation with Kristian Petersen about secularism and other sundry topics

Conversation with Kristian Petersen about secularism and other sundry topics

John and Kristian conversing in January, 2014

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Review of Susan Jacoby's The Great Agnostic: Robert Ingersoll and American Freethought (2013)

Review of Susan Jacoby’s The Great Agnostic: Robert Ingersoll and American Freethought (2013)

  Review of Susan Jacoby, The Great Agnostic: Robert Ingersoll and American Freethought (2013), The Historian 76:3 (Fall 2014): 589-90.

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How to Win Friends, Influence People, and Write About American Religion

How to Win Friends, Influence People, and Write About American Religion

 “How to Read Literature, Win Friends, Influence People, and Write About American Religion,” American Literary History 26:1 (Spring 2013): 191-203.

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Vinyl Prayers

Vinyl Prayers

Have you ever wanted to listen to songs and selections on vinyl that formally and/or affectively implore you to move against and beyond, to encounter…

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The Rise of Secularism

The Rise of Secularism

The Chicago Blog on the rise of secularism

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Reviews of Secularism in Antebellum America

Reviews of Secularism in Antebellum America

  REVIEW: Janet Moore Lindman at The Journal of American History “Modern not only expands our understanding of antebellum Protestantism but also thoroughly interrogates the…

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Big Questions put to verse

Big Questions put to verse

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Check Your Head

Check Your Head

Picture your brain through the ages:    

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