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Footnoting History

Footnoting History

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Footnoting History
Footnoting History

Footnoting History

Footnoting History

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Because the best stories are always in the footnotes.

Latest Episodes

Purgatory is Not the Medium Place

(Nathan)The landscape of the Christian afterlife has never been static, and over the last 2,000 years, the theology of what the hereafter looks like has evolved drastically. In this episode, we trace the origins and medieval development of one of the most significant and controversial Christian beliefs: Purgatory.

-1 s4 days ago
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Purgatory is Not the Medium Place

Jessie Pope, (In)Famous Poet of World War One

(Elizabeth) One of the most famous poets of WWI is largely unknown today. In this episode, Elizabeth reviews the life and poems of Jessie Pope to determine who she was, why Wilfred Owen hated her so, and why we don't know more about her today.

17 MINMAY 19
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Jessie Pope, (In)Famous Poet of World War One

The Woman Who Signed the Declaration of Independence

(Lesley) The Declaration of Independence has many well-known men's names on it, especially that of John Hancock. But what of the woman whose name appears on the printed version of this auspicious document? In this episode, Lesley explores the life and role of early American printer Mary Katharine Goddard. An important contributor to the fledgling American government, Goddard's name should be better known for politics, journalism, and revolution.

20 MINMAY 5
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The Woman Who Signed the Declaration of Independence

Latest Episodes

Purgatory is Not the Medium Place

(Nathan)The landscape of the Christian afterlife has never been static, and over the last 2,000 years, the theology of what the hereafter looks like has evolved drastically. In this episode, we trace the origins and medieval development of one of the most significant and controversial Christian beliefs: Purgatory.

-1 s4 days ago
Comments
Purgatory is Not the Medium Place

Jessie Pope, (In)Famous Poet of World War One

(Elizabeth) One of the most famous poets of WWI is largely unknown today. In this episode, Elizabeth reviews the life and poems of Jessie Pope to determine who she was, why Wilfred Owen hated her so, and why we don't know more about her today.

17 MINMAY 19
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Jessie Pope, (In)Famous Poet of World War One

The Woman Who Signed the Declaration of Independence

(Lesley) The Declaration of Independence has many well-known men's names on it, especially that of John Hancock. But what of the woman whose name appears on the printed version of this auspicious document? In this episode, Lesley explores the life and role of early American printer Mary Katharine Goddard. An important contributor to the fledgling American government, Goddard's name should be better known for politics, journalism, and revolution.

20 MINMAY 5
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The Woman Who Signed the Declaration of Independence

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