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Chris Beneke

Is Religion Losing Ground To Sports?

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 09:56

Associate Professor of History Chris Beneke co-authors a piece about recent trends regarding individuals and their devotion to sports teams and how this compares to the committment of followers of religious institutions.

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Why Kids Are Losing Interest in Baseball

Thu, 10/31/2013 - 15:03

In this fast-moving, technology-driven world, professor Chris Beneke argues that baseball has lost its edge with young people.

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Why Republicans and Academics Need Each Other

Mon, 04/01/2013 - 11:54

Christopher Beneke, associate professor of History, and Randall Stephens, reader in History at Northumbria University, explore their assertion that the Republican party and higher education are facing similar problems. 

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The New Religious Test

Thu, 08/16/2012 - 16:18

Associate Professor of History Chris Beneke co-authors an op-ed highlighting that Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan make up the first major-party presidential ticket that does not include a Protestant. The piece also reveals why this doesn't mean the "religous test" is over for presidential candiates.

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Lies the Debunkers Told Me: How Bad History Books Win Us Over

Tue, 07/24/2012 - 12:42

Associate Professor of History Chris Beneke co-authored a column on two history books that allegedly expose myths about United States history.

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Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and the Most Racially Divisive Position in Sports

Thu, 04/26/2012 - 14:47

Associate Professor of History Chris Beneke authors an op-ed examining the history of discussions surrounding NFL quarterbacks and race.

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