Written by Melissa Kane. This three part series explores some of the precursors to the infamous Salem Witch Trials. Part Two recounts the Goodwin Possessions of 1688.
Written by Jess Womack. The evangelical Christian right in US politics holds immense influence today, but there was a time when liberal evangelicalism was similarly influential. Why did evangelical Christians align with the left? And how did this position change so drastically?
Written by Justin Biggi. Video game developer Ubisoft has received praise for the historical accuracy of its popular ‘Assassin’s Creed’ series. However, as with many other forms of popular media, the issue of slave ownership – a well-documented aspect of the Ancient Greek world – is heavily diluted for its audience.
Written by Kat Jivkova. Both the Istanbul and Uraniborg observatories were pioneers in the fields of astronomy and alchemy. Despite the cultural schism between them, comparative study can elucidate significant advances in astronomic practice in the sixteenth century.