January 18, 2005

people get readyPeople Get Ready!: A New History of Black Gospel Music

Robert F. Darden III, assistant professor of English, emphasizes the stories behind minstrel, jubilee, traditional and contemporary gospel songs and musicians in this chronology.
Continuum Publishing Group, 2004 -- 440 pp.

sourcesGo to the Sources: Lucy Maynard Salmon and the Teaching of History

Chara H. Bohan, assistant professor of curriculum and instruction, introduces readers to Salmon -- an influential 19th century historian, suffrage advocate, author and teacher.
Peter Lang, 2004 -- 192 pp.

kierkegaardKierkegaard's Ethic of Love: Divine Commands and Moral Requirements

C. Stephen Evans, University Professor of Philosophy and Humanities, explains Kierkegaard's moral and ethical thinking as it relates to his religious views, particularly the biblical command,"You shall love your neighbor as yourself."
Oxford University Press, 2004 -- 280 pp.

protestantThe Protestant Interest: New England after Puritanism

Thomas Kidd, assistant professor of history, explores the rise of Protestantism in New England and offers new reasons for this change in cultural identity. He also discusses the origins of 18th century revivalism and the global evangelical movement.
Yale University Press, 2004 -- 224 pp.

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