The Last Twentieth Century Book Club: The Making of a Moonie

This is the final installment of “The Last Twentieth Century Book Club,” Don Jolly‘s monthly column exploring religious ephemera. Continue Reading →

The Last Twentieth Century Book Club: Our Glorious Brothers

“The Last Twentieth Century Book Club” is an ongoing monthly column exploring religious ephemera by Don Jolly. Continue Reading →

Who Remembers McCarthy?

Becky Garrison: Over at Killing the Buddha, Garrett Baer addresses the current controversy over Park51 by raising the question, “at what time in American history have particular groups not been the subject of bigotry? He reminds us that “The Tea Party, of course, is defending American values, as are the Minute Men, as was the John Birch Society, as was Joe McCarthy’s Cold War witchhunt, as were the opponents of FDR, who insisted that he was a Jew and called him ‘Jewsevelt.’” Continue Reading →