Layin’ Down the Law

What’s the point of my book?  According to Kunal M. Parker in the pages of the Tulsa Law Review, it highlights “Modernist Forms of Thinking and their Critics in Mid-Twentieth Century America.” Professor Parker includes The Other School Reformers in a thoughtful, lengthy review essay, along with Kevin Kruse’s One Nation Under God and Reuel … More Layin’ Down the Law

We’re Number One!

According to the publishing demons at Amazon, at least.  My new book about the history of evolution education will be officially released tomorrow.  Along with co-author Harvey Siegel, we take a look at the history of evolution education and creationist opposition, along with the philosophical issues involved.  Then we offer a few common-sense suggestions about … More We’re Number One!

Tough Crowd…

The reviews keep comin in!  I’m delighted to report another review of The Other School Reformers.  This one is by Princeton’s Kevin Kruse, in the pages of the Journal of American History (sorry, subscription required). Non-academic readers might not know Professor Kruse, but every nerd knows that he has done as much as anyone to … More Tough Crowd…