Daily Archives: July 29, 2011

The Myth of the Christian Antebellum Slaveowner

There is a popular and enduring myth about the antebellum slaveowner that such men were good Christians and godly men, and that there was nothing inherently immoral (by the standards of the Bible) in the system of antebellum slavery in … Continue reading

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Terrain Studies

Since childhood I have been fascinated by maps. I have designed imaginary worlds, reflecting on the ways in which terrain shapes culture. I have examined maps to look at mountains, valleys, deserts, swamps, rivers, plains, hills, and plateaus, matching them … Continue reading

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