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Dec 31, 2005 6:52 am

Rodney Stark and the MLA

Peter Dizikes,"Faith and Reason," Boston Globe, 25 December, is an interview with Rodney Stark; and William Grimes,"Capitalism, Brought to You by Religion," New York Times, 30 December, reviews Stark's book, The Victory of Reason: How Christianity Led to Freedom, Capitalism, and Western Success. Brother Stark took beatings from Manan Ahmed, Jonathan Reynolds, and Brian Ulrich here at Cliopatria.

Nick Gillespie,"Who's Afraid of the MLA" and"The Kids Are Right, Dammit," TCSDaily, 27/28 December, says it's time for the mainstream media to quit treating the MLA convention as"the Rodney Dangerfield of such confabs" because he finds serious engagement with serious issues there. Thanks for Not Being a Zombie is roundup central for all reports on the MLA convention.

Happy New Year, Everyone!

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