Category Archives: History of Science

Lynx Open Ed

This past year, Brent Purkaple established the Lynx Open Ed website (lynx-open-ed.org). This digital humanities project focuses on the creation and distribution of exhibit-related Open Educational Resources (OERs) based on scholarship in the history of science and collaborative engagement with … Continue reading

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T. F. Torrance Theological Fellowship, Boston

On November 17, 2017, Brent Purkaple and I were in Boston for the annual conference of the American Academy of Religion, to give a report at the T. F. Torrance Fellowship annual meeting. The report presented our plan, approved by … Continue reading

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Research Communities and Collections: Reconnecting the Profession in the Digital Age

At the annual History of Science Society conference meeting in Toronto, I served as chair and commentator for a session entitled “Research Communities and Collections: Reconnecting the Profession in the Digital Age.” Below are my notes and comments. Special thanks … Continue reading

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Masaccio’s Trinity, Psalm 22 and The Shack

We’re planning to see the movie version of The Shack this weekend. Ted Johnston offers helpful comments on his blog, The Surprising God. Meanwhile, I’ve written about Paul Young and The Shack in a number of posts here: Is God … Continue reading

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Planet Narnia meets Galileo’s World

Over the last couple of years I’ve given countless presentations on the Galileo’s World exhibition, and I’ve enjoyed them all. Tonight I’m giving an informal talk that’s a bit different from the others, which I’m really looking forward to, on … Continue reading

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Digital changes

Originally posted at ouhos.org, the now-discontinued blog of the OU History of Science Collections, and then revised and temporarily posted at a “transpositions” blog. Neither this post nor any of its content should be taken as an official communication of … Continue reading

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Galileo’s World report

Originally posted at ouhos.org, the now-discontinued blog of the OU History of Science Collections. Neither this post nor any of its content should be taken as an official communication of the University of Oklahoma. David Davis and I recently wrote … Continue reading

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Visit Logistics

Originally posted at ouhos.org, the now-discontinued blog of the OU History of Science Collections. Neither this post nor any of its content should be taken as an official communication of the University of Oklahoma. Emergency | Weather Emergency: dial 911 … Continue reading

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Area attractions

Originally posted at ouhos.org, the now-discontinued blog of the OU History of Science Collections. Neither this post nor any of its content should be taken as an official communication of the University of Oklahoma. For visiting scholars and others who … Continue reading

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Galleries at a Glance

Originally posted at ouhos.org, the now-discontinued blog of the OU History of Science Collections. Neither this post nor any of its content should be taken as an official communication of the University of Oklahoma. The Galileo’s World book lists and … Continue reading

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