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Reflecting on “Why Study History?” Chapter 4

Hi friends, Before Monday Night Football started, I wanted to finish another chapter of Why Study History?.  I’m glad I did.  I got to dive into the section on Providential History.  I found Fea’s argument against pursuing providential history to be

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Reflecting on Why Study History? Chapter 3

Hi friends, I finally got around to continuing to read Why Study History?, and finished chapter 3.  John Fea dives right into the process of historical thinking.  Since my Historical Methods course, I have been fascinated with the way that historians think,

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“Why Study History?” Chapter 2

Hey friends, It was my hope to have this article posted Friday, but I was blessed to have my siblings visit me for the weekend.   It was really nice having them come up and visit me, and I found

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Reflecting on and Reacting to Why Study History’s Chapter 1

@JohnFea1 look what I got today. #WhyStudyHistory pic.twitter.com/yjUrQATyn0 — Phillip Strunk (@PhilStrunk) September 13, 2013 Ok, so I tried doing a video for this chapter.  Please forgive the poor video quality (#CollegeLiving), and  be prepared to see my overall gooberness.

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“Why Study History?: Reflecting on the Importance of the Past”

Hello friends! I’m very excited to announce that starting next week I will be doing a series on a new book Why Study History?: Reflecting on the Importance of the Past.  As someone who is studying the past from a Christian

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“Why Study History?”

As I eagerly await the arrival of my preorder of Why Study History, I was checking out an artical by the American Historical Association with the same title.  Here is a segment of that article. . . People live in the present.

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