Update 1: American Protestant Missionaries’ experiences with Communism in China in the mid-20th century—the Chinese Civil War and Cold War

During the past two weeks, I have read scholar works on American images of China and its influence on American diplomatic decisions during the Chinese Civil War between Chinese Communism Party and Chines Nationalist Party (Kuomintang) from 1945 to 1949, and began reading primary sources in Missionary Research Library at Columbia University. These readings illuminate […]

Checking in on the Chaplaincy: Update #3

I can’t believe there’s only one more week left of my research on the military chaplaincy! This research got it’s start last fall, when I was taking a class on religion and war in America, and the intersections of church and state. I started wondering how religious chaplains fared in secular environments, and that question […]

Post #3: America’s Perception of the US’s K-12 Public Education System

Hey everyone, So here’s my third post about how my project is going so far this summer. There’s not too much interesting new information to share with anyone.  The first half of the summer I focused on researching my topic and gathering data and statistics about opinions and countries. Now I’m moving on to actually […]