Covenant, Law, and Kingship among the Ancient Hebrews (Full Lecture)

Full lecture from my third Western Heritage class of the semester, covering the stories of Abraham and David.  Too quickly!

Genesis 1 (Western Heritage Lecture)

2 full lectures (that is, 2x the same lecture–two sections).  Genesis 1 in detail. Additionally, here are some of my ideas in essay form: And, here:

What is the American Republic (Full Lecture)

The audio quality is pretty weak, and there are a few minutes of noise and confusion at the beginning.  Apologies!  I’ll do better on Monday. Regardless, my examination of Protestantism, liberalism, and, especially, republicanism in the 1760s and… Read More

Colonial Pennsylvania and Maryland (Full Lecture)

Behold!  Attempts at religious freedom in two colonies.  Full lecture. Comments more than welcome.

Procreative America: The Colonial Period (Full Lecture)

Why and how (not biology 1o1!) American English colonials had lots and lots and lots and lots of kids.  And, why having kids matters.

The New England Way (Full Lecture)

American Heritage lecture–the New England Way.  Why the Puritans matter.

Why the American Civil War? (Full Lecture)

Hello friends out there in the cyberworld, if you’re interested, here’s my introductory lecture to my semester-long, upper-level course, SECTIONALISM AND THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR. In this lecture, I go over the syllabus and books as well as… Read More