As we enter the end of the year, I hope that some of you might find a space for The Way of Improvement Leads Home Podcast in your holiday budget! It’s pretty easy to give a one-time gift or an extended pledge of $1 (shilling), $5 (pound), $10 (sterling), or $20 (gold) more a month. Just head over to our Patreon site for the details.
Season 5 is well underway. So far we have chatted with:
- Historian Robert Whitaker on how the past is interpreted in popular video games. (Coming next week!)
- Public historian Chris Graham on race, public history, and religious congregations.
- Arizona State history professor Catherine O’Donnell on Catholic saint Elizabeth Ann Seton.
- Georgetown University historian Michael Kazin on the history of populism in America.
- Messiah College historian Paul Putz on “Sportianity“
- University of Virginia historian Nicole Hemmer on race and history in Charlottesville, Virginia.
And, of course, previous episodes are always available at your favorite podcatcher. Listen to interviews with:
- Nancy Tomes on the history of health care in America
- Annette Gordon Reed and Peter Onuf on Thomas Jefferson
- Frances Fitzgerald on the history of American evangelicalism
- R. Marie Griffith on sexual politics and the Christian Right
- Amy Bass on the thrilling story of the Somali refugees who won a Maine state high school soccer title
- Erin Bartram on graduate school in history
- Randall Stephens on Christian rock music
And many, many more!
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