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Religion and Philosophy

Episode 23: Slavery and the Bible

Join our hosts and special guest Mark Noll, professor emeritus of American history, to discuss how slavery was portrayed in the Bible and how Biblical verses were brought into...

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Art and History

Absolution Under Fire

In his painting Absolution Under Fire, Paul Henry Wood commemorated a singular and historic event that occurred on July 2, 1863, during the three-day Civil War battle at...

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Art and History

Black Indian, Buffalo Soldiers

Chicago, IL painter and sculptor Bernard Williams creates works in multiple media that strive to "address our connections and disconnections within a turbulent human history"...

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Law and Politics

Thomas Jefferson, Race, Slavery, and the Problem of American Nationhood

Pulitzer Prize winner Annette Gordon-Reed, the Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History at Harvard Law School, and Peter Onuf, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation...

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