Why Picture Books Were Once Considered Dangerous for Children
For Puritan New England, picture books were dangerous. But the Enlightenment, by way of John Locke, made illustrations more acceptable in the classroom.
John Calvin: The Religious Reformer Who Influenced Capitalism
Both the blame and the credit for capitalism has often been placed at the feet of a 16th-century Christian theologian named John Calvin.
Usury in Historical Perspective
The Journal of Business Ethics present debates around lending and usury that go back to the beginnings of human history.