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2010-03-06 22:06
The early 16th century was a time of radical religious reform in Europe. The Protestant Reformation led to a break with the Catholic church and a subsequent fragmentation of religious belief… Read More
Original Sin?
2010-01-21 05:27
Today, I was introduced to an individual I could not believe I had never before encountered: Lilith, the mythological first wife of Adam in the Garden of Eden according to Jewish folklore. A… Read More
2010-01-19 15:56
Today, a friend and I were discussing ideals of beauty throughout history. Case in point: Cleopatra. She is, after all, perhaps the classic example of varying interpretations of what is beau… Read More
2010-01-17 06:37
History, put simply, can be defined as the past. Yet what is the nature of that past? The answer to this question was perhaps most famously attempted by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels who st… Read More
2010-01-17 06:35
Last semester I took a course with my grandfather. Seventy-four years old, he drove an hour each way twice a week to attend a second year university course in the history of European Society… Read More
2010-01-17 06:34
A professor mentioned today that the study of history largely consists of two parts: The intellectual, analytical angle frequently focused on in academic settings, yet also an imaginative, e… Read More
Authority And Impact
2010-01-17 06:33
Having just finished studying the Great Schism, I thought perhaps that I would share some thoughts with you. For those not previously acquainted with this event, the Great Schism, in its cru… Read More
2006-06-07 11:16
Following the collapse of the New York stock market in October 1929, the world was thrown into a decade of what would become known as the Great Depression. As a result of widespread unemploy… Read More
2006-06-07 11:16
The Staples Thesis is a Canadian contribution to economic history, largely developed by Harold Innis. It discusses the way in which the economic development of nations, in particular Canada… Read More
2006-06-07 11:16
Recently, I stumbled upon an interesting article while searching to learn more about the Doukhobors, a Russian religious sect who emigrated to Canada's West en masse in the 1890s. The name o… Read More

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