Archives for August 22, 2012

The Kingdom is Near. In Orlando.

Today’s post is by Dr. Heather Curtis, Associate Professor of Religion, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts. For most Americans, and especially for families with school-aged children, summer involves “vacation.”  As a historian, I’m always struck by what a recent invention the practice of taking an extended hiatus from work, school, and ordinary occupations is.  Like much of [Read More…]


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