Category Archives: Photography

Bosnian Summer

I’ve just come home from Bosnia-Herzegovina. Some lingering images…more to come.

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Fresh Wounds, and Sorrow, in Bosnia

Recent, severe flooding in Bosnia-Herzegovina, and neighboring Serbia, could not have come at a worse time. Words fail. If there is hope, it is in the outpouring of compassion, often irrespective of borders, toward the approximately one million uprooted; and … Continue reading

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2013: A Blog’s Life

This New Year’s Day, gratitude for all of you who followed Wayne Street Soul in 2013. Thank you so much! Here are some highlights from the past year: “Viva Bosnia” — on the stirrings of hope in a shattered land … Continue reading

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The Next Generation of Mormon Studies

Today, a link to a short piece I just wrote for the wonderful “Religion in American History” blog, in connection with my forthcoming book Authority, Ambition, and the Mormon Mind: American Universities and the Evolution of Mormonism, 1867-1940. Enjoy! Photograph … Continue reading

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New England Fall

Today, as the darkness of daylight savings approaches, a few images of light and shadow from the New England fall…

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Remembered Landscapes

In my class on religion and popular culture, we explore the notion of sacred space. Often, I’ll show my students a few very short clips from Ken Burns’ The National Parks: America’s Best Idea: this one on Native American notions … Continue reading

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Season’s End

High school baseball seasons in New England are painfully short. This one began with deep snow in March and ended with heavy rain in May, washing out our last — and most eagerly anticipated — game of the year, against … Continue reading

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