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Speaking of Historical Illiteracy…

July 18, 2005

When my wife dragged me to a performance of St. John’s Passion at Lincoln Center a few years back, I could feel myself turning gay. A quick exit, however, saved my marriage and kept me on the straight and narrow.

Seriously, either these guys are just completely ignorant or it’s the start of the secret agenda of the Christian conservative movement: first the Catholics, next the Lutherans….

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Daniel H. Nexon is a Professor at Georgetown University, with a joint appointment in the Department of Government and the School of Foreign Service. His academic work focuses on international-relations theory, power politics, empires and hegemony, and international order. He has also written on the relationship between popular culture and world politics.