Drunk on Genocide: How the Nazis Celebrated Murdering Jews

An einsatzgruppen murder in Kursnik, Poland in 1939. / German State Archives By Dr. Edward B. Westermann / 02.16.2018 Professor of History Texas A&M University It was noon in early 1942 as Johann Grüner approached the ‘German House’ in the Polish town of Nowy Targ for lunch. As a mid-level Nazi bureaucrat in occupied Poland, he enjoyed the[…]

When Americans Tried – and Failed – to Reunite Christianity

LeventeGyori/Shutterstock.com By Dr. David Mislin / 11.08.2017 Assistant Professor, Intellectual Heritage Program Temple University Five hundred years ago, Martin Luther, a German monk, initiated a split in Christianity that came to be known as the Protestant Reformation. After the Reformation, deep divisions between Protestants and Catholics contributed to wars, hostility and violence in Europe and America. For centuries, each side[…]

Confucius Has a Message for Those Who Want to Succeed: REFLECT

Confucius deemed reflection the best way to wisdom / Creative Commons By Dr. Khatera Sahibzada / 02.09.2018 Adjunct Lecturer of Leadership Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences University of Southern California One of the most admirable and arguably underrated qualities of leadership is the capacity for reflection. Confucius called it the most noble way to learn[…]