What Christians can learn from the president's foreign policy achievement of 1963.
November 21, 2013
The 'Battle Hymn of the Republic' has marched its way through American history. But does it do justice to Jesus?
July 3, 2013
$15 million Seminary Ridge Museum opens with focus on "duty and devotion."
July 1, 2013
And why, in comparison, the suburbs so often feel flat.
June 27, 2013
How Jake Weidmann, one of 11 master penmen in the world, uses ink to link the past and future.
March 18, 2013
Sarah Osborn's 18th-century life reveals an astonishing amount about the origins of American evangelicalism.
March 14, 2013
Why I helped restore a relic from the past on behalf of the next generation.
February 26, 2013
Susan Jacoby's biography of Robert Ingersoll mistakes a likeable fellow with a second-rate mind for a "freethinking" hall-of-famer.
January 29, 2013
Series shows why we need to know our U.S. church history.
January 29, 2013
I've been among those who've said its popularity has obscured King's larger message. This year, I'm reconsidering it.
January 21, 2013
Boston's Old South Church is selling a copy of the historic volume. Here's why it's such a big deal.
December 11, 2012
Chaplains watched over their flocks in the midst of great danger.
November 12, 2012
And why more Christians are needed in urban planning.
October 16, 2012
Os Guinness correctly sees America sinking into "soft despotism," but his proposals for restoring its civic health don't go deep enough.
October 2, 2012
A faith-focused list on the long battle with Communism.
October 1, 2012
Journalist David Aikman wonders whether our nation will squander its spiritual heritage.
September 20, 2012
Michael Meyerson charts a historical path between the extremes of our church-state debates.
September 13, 2012
On the 50th anniversary of 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' Hallie Foote remembers her dad.
June 20, 2012
Social conservatism draws its viability from America's founding principles. A review of 'The Case for Polarized Politics.'
April 25, 2012
Gary Scott Smith explores how faith has influenced presidential policies.
January 4, 2012
Christian claims about the United States' origins need grounding in historical fact.
May 16, 2011
What Christians contribute to the search for a national identity.
June 21, 2010
Remember the concerns of those to whom Jefferson wrote on the separation of church and state.
March 25, 2008
Plus: Studying pagans, humanities vs. religion, and more.
September 27, 2007
Why are we so embarrassed that Columbus ever set foot in the New World?
July 9, 2007
Robert Kagan's Dangerous Nation.
January 9, 2007
The symbol of the sixties is desecrated, and a generation falls headlong into its midlife crisis.
January 3, 2007
The story of 'Judgment Days' is a triumph and a tragedy.
October 17, 2006
A compelling and entertaining but also deeply flawed account of an episode in early American history.
September 5, 2006
Two historians tell why Christian thought went AWOL during the civil war.
August 1, 2006
Scholar says diversity of belief did not obliterate consensus on key issues.
July 1, 2006
A report on The Historical Society's conference earlier this month.
June 13, 2006
Michael Kazin explains why American politics needs another William Jennings Bryan.
June 1, 2006
This impressive history of prayer in America neglects theology.
June 1, 2006
The young country often found it needed to turn to God.
May 4, 2006
A riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.
April 4, 2006
How Christians failed following the Civil War.
March 1, 2006
David McCullough's account of the pivotal year 1776 has resonance for Americans in 2005.
July 19, 2005
Perhaps war really is hell.
June 7, 2005