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The ‘Trump Train’ Cartoon Is Not A Violence Dog Whistle

My article appears in The Federalist.

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Despite smuggled antiquities purchase, some say criticism of Bible museum is unfair

My article “Despite smuggled antiquities purchase, some say criticism of Bible museum is unfair” appears in Religion News Service. (It has also run in The Salt Lake Tribune and the Baptist Standard, and was mentioned on several blogs: PaleoJudaica.com, Zwinglius Redivivus, and The Way of Improvement Leads Home.)

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Collection tells early American religious history (NCR)

My article “Collection tells early American religious history,” about the National Museum of American History’s exhibit “Religion in Early America,” appears in National Catholic Reporter.

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North Korea gives up its secrets right in the heart of Washington (Art Newspaper)

My article “North Korea gives up its secrets right in the heart of Washington,” about exhibitions at American University’s Katzen Arts Center, appears in The Art Newspaper.

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“Piecing Together the Histories of a Series of Stolen Paintings”

Hospital de la Caridad A post shared by Menachem Wecker (@mwecker) on Dec 21, 2016 at 1:27pm PST My article “Piecing Together the Histories of a Series of Stolen Paintings” appears in Hyperallergic.

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(Sojourners) At the National Gallery, a Family History On Display

Three saints. Della Robbia. A post shared by Menachem Wecker (@mwecker) on Jan 31, 2017 at 7:27am PST My article “At the National Gallery, a Family History On Display” appears in Sojourners magazine. Here’s the lede: At first encounter with the National Gallery of Art’s Della Robbia exhibition in Washington, D.C., viewers must look up, […]

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(NCR) At new Smithsonian African-American history and culture museum, Catholic stories emerge

My article “At new Smithsonian African-American history and culture museum, Catholic stories emerge” appears in National Catholic Reporter.

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(National Review) A Smithsonian Gift Shop Sells Anti-Trump and Pro-Hillary Paper Dolls

My article “A Smithsonian Gift Shop Sells Anti-Trump and Pro-Hillary Paper Dolls” appears in National Review.

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(Playboy) Infiltrating the CIA’s Secret Art Collection

My article “Infiltrating the CIA’s Secret Art Collection” (excerpted here) appears in the Jan./Feb. 2017 issue of Playboy.

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(Smithsonian) You Can Thank Scientists for the National Park System

My article “You Can Thank Scientists for the National Park System” appears in Smithsonian magazine. Here’s the lede: The two volcanic rocks couldn’t be more different at first glance. The hyalo-liparite obsidian could be mistaken for a candy bar with large chocolate chips, while beside it inside the glass case, the geyserite more closely resembles […]

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