Blog

2014

  Gender package now on CRAN

TopoJSON in R with rgdal

The First Draft Podcast

  A Vagrant Development Environment for R

CShapes: Historical Country Boundaries for R

  Two New Classes for the Spring

Contours of Conversion to Catholicism in the Nineteenth Century

Timothy Larsen on The Noah Sphinx

Review of The Age of Atheists

  Syllabus for Programming for Historians

  Visualizing Presbyterian Statistics Through One Hundred Years

  Map Projections and the Historical Imagination

  Mapping the Spread of American Slavery

  Resources for Mapping US Boundaries Over Time

  The Two Purposes of Book Reviews

  A Better Map of Slavery in 1860

  Joining George Mason University

  A Figure Plugin for Jekyll

  Charting Faculty Salaries by Discipline, Rank, and Institution

  The Return of the Longue Durée in American Religious History

  Analyzing Historical History Dissertations: Gender

  Analyzing Historical History Dissertations: Cleaning the Data Again

  Analyzing Historical History Dissertations: Location

  Analyzing Historical History Dissertations: Page Counts by University

  Analyzing Historical History Dissertations: Page Counts

  How to Use Knitr with a Rakefile

  Analyzing Historical History Dissertations: Limitations of the Data

  Analyzing Historical History Dissertations: Beginnings

  Using a Global Rakefile with Pandoc

  Ghostery on Your Machine: Stop Sites from Tracking You

2013

  Aggregating Positions on Maps by Manipulating the Data

  How I Got Started as a Digital Humanist

  From the Rivers of Water to the River of Dark Dreams

  Adjusting Maps of Religion for Population (A Failed Experiment?)

  Historical Religion Data in the NHGIS and What You Can Do with It

  THATCamp AAR Workshop: Data Analysis for Humanists

  THATCamp NE Workshop: How to Use a Database for Historical Research

  Lower Resolution Shapefiles of Historic State Boundaries

  Maps of Catholic Dioceses in the US, Canada, and Mexico, Take Two

  Learning How to Teach History in a Digital Age

  Some Thoughts on Getting Started with Ubuntu Linux

  Shapefiles of Historic U.S. State Boundaries for Use in R

  How to Make Prudent Choices About Your Tools

  Quantifying the ATS: Using Library Catalog Data for Historical Research

  My Take on the Git Commit Logger

  Atlases of American Religion, Print and Digital

  Spotlight on the Digital Humanities at GMU's THATCamp Prime

  Maps of Catholic Dioceses in the US, Canada, and Mexico

  Where Are the Histories of American Irreligion?

  Convert Markdown Files to PDF with Rake and Pandoc

  Break Out of Your Lack-of-Feedback Loop

  Grab a Web Page in Plain Text with Markdownifier

  Baptist 'Receipts' for Burns and Blood

  Using R to Chart the Historical Demography of American Judaism

  Clarence Walworth's Incontrovertible Baptism

  Catalog Search Plugin for Omeka Released

  Jacob Dorman on the Rise of Black Israelite Religions

  A First Look at the Digital Public Library of America

  Converts in Your Classroom

  America's Most (and Least) Religious Cities

  Interview about Digital Projects and the Dissertation at the Junto

  Contributors Solicited for the Jonathan Edwards Encyclopedia

  Newman on the Sorrow of Writing a Conversion Narrative

  Introducing the American Converts Database

  The Challenge of Translating 10 PRINT to Ruby

  Two Computers, One Keyboard and Mouse with Synergy

  Nineteenth-Century American Religion: A Digital History Seminar

  Boston Digital Humanities News

  Garry Wills on the Colbert Report

  The Slate Window Manager for Mac Power Users

  Learn R with Twotorials

  Chronology in the Margins of George Bancroft's Narrative

  Why There Are So Few Books on African Americans as Evangelicals

  Parsing TEI Files in Ruby with Nokogiri

  TEI Boilerplate for Getting Started with TEI

  The Kindle Paperwhite Reviewed: Device and Ecosystem

  Getting Back to Getting Things Done

  John McPhee on structure and his text-editor

  Panelists Wanted: DH Methods in the Traditional Dissertation

  Mills Kelly on the History Curriculum in 2023

  Empowering the Humanities speaker series at Wentworth

  Telling Stories at the AHA

  Jewish Converts to Catholicism and Jewish-Catholic Reconciliation

  Boston-Area Days of Digital Humanities

  Initial Thoughts from the AHA / ASCH / ACHA

2012

  The Science of the Soul in Colonial New England

  A simple way to create suspense

  Transcribing Quaker texts in class

  From Grading to Helping Students

  The microphone and the Mass

  The Junto: A Group Blog on Early American History

  The math behind Protestant and Catholic religious enthusiasm

  Writing in Vim with placeholders and quickfix

  Cleanup your Markdown text in Vim with equalprg

  Susan Jacoby on the life of Robert Ingersoll

  Kidd on Sarah Osborn's World

  Volume 14 of the JSR Published

  Paper Machines Visualizes Your Zotero Library

  The Humanist's OS; or, Scholarship in Plain Text

  E-books for Journals with EPUB Generator for Jekyll

  A Makefile to Convert All Markdown Files to PDFs Using Pandoc

  Jetpack Plugin for Course Websites

  Plain Text Workshop at THATCamp New England 2012

  Make It Hard on Yourself

  Religious Pluralism and the American State

  What Augustine Really Said about Rape

  The Quantified Dissertation: Using Bash and cron to Track Word Counts

  Teaching as a Moral Relationship

  Big Thoughts, Little Thoughts

  Modeling Historical Events and Lives in YAML

  Chapter 4 Drafted, and Thoughts on Gift Economies

  Academic Article Class for XeLaTeX

  Review of A Theology of Religious Change

2011

  Review of American Scriptures

2010

  Review of All Can Be Saved

  What Is Secularization?

  What's So Wrong with Myths?

  Sacred Book, Sacred Space: My Attempt to Buy a Qur’an

  Charles Taylor and the Sources of the Self

  Religious Liberty and the Islamic Community Center

  Review of The Lives of David Brainerd

  The Cultural History of American Fundamentalism: A Review Essay

  Review of To Serve God and Wal-Mart

  Digital Humanities Is a Spectrum; or, We’re All Digital Humanists Now

  What Would Jesus Do? A Parable About Copyright

2009

  Review of Prodigal Nation

2008

  Review of The Metaphysical Club