Steve Moyer is associate editor of humanities magazine.
Study demonstrates that a public voice can help develop a theocratic city
Ironic term makes unequivocal mark
Visits to sites relating to city's Jim Crow past have lasting impact
Christopher Columbus likely used world map
Robert Knox Sneden colored the record
Archaeological evidence shows modern hunters were not the first to use decoys.
An ancient text reveals a wider context for Biblical studies.
In the nineteenth century, making scrapbooks wasn't just for the hoi polloi. Celebrities like Mark Twain clipped and pasted, too.
Local aesthetic caught eye of national retailers.
Poems in the style proliferated for centuries.
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Humboldt in the New World
Journeying through South America, Alexander von Humboldt sought nothing less than "the unity of nature."
By Anna Maria Gillis
Done with Tolstoy
Famed translators Pevear and Volokhonsky reach another milestone.
By Kevin Mahnken
A Workingman's Poet
Frankness and plain speaking made Carl Sandburg a celebrity.
By Danny Heitman
The Blue Humanities
In studying the sea, we are returning to our beginnings.
By John R. Gillis
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What accounts for Emerson's endurance as a writer?
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