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A Conflicted Message: Christian Theology and Political Action During the Civil War Era by Nick Sacco

When citizens of a democratic society participate in electoral politics, they are often forced to determine the extent to which they are willing to compromise on their beliefs when voting. Voters sometimes find ideal candidates who share most if not… Continue Reading A Conflicted Message: Christian Theology and Political Action During the Civil War Era by Nick Sacco

Whither the Whigs? Donald Trump, the Know-Nothings, and the Politics of the 1850s

The historical curiosity of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Republican nomination has resulted in, among other things, a seeming endless litany of historical comparisons. As modern pundits, politicos, and historians have attempted to explain the success of Trump’s campaign, they… Continue Reading Whither the Whigs? Donald Trump, the Know-Nothings, and the Politics of the 1850s