Volume 7 (2018)
Tenor of Our Times is an annual journal publishing the work of current and past Harding students on historical and social science topics. The title of the journal originates with the former chairman of the History and Social Science Department, Raymond Muncy, who often said “Historians reflect the tenor of their times.” Tenor of Our Times is a student-managed publication, supported by a faculty editorial board, designed to encourage undergraduate scholarship in understanding the past and present. The journal will include the winners of Raymond L. Muncy Scholarship from the previous academic year and other quality submissions.
Section 1: Remembering Local History
Section 2: Exploring National Foundations
Early Republican Motherhood Through Eliza Pinckney
Taylor V. Wilkins
Section 3: Encountering the Old World
Section 4: Charting Currents of Western Thought
Dracula: The Anti-Vaccination Movement and Urban Life in Victorian England
Mary Elisabeth Carter Goode
Section 5: Lingering Echoes in the Eastern Bloc
- Managing Editor
- Sam Aly
- Advertising Editor
- Taylor Wilkins
- Online Editor
- Matthew Frye
- Student Review Board Coordinator
- Curt Baker
- Copy Editor
- Mary Goode
RAYMOND L. MUNCY SCHOLARSHIP
The Raymond L. Muncy Scholarship is a one-time financial award for those undergraduate students at Harding University majoring in History who demonstrate exceptional scholarship, research, and Christian character. The scholarship was created to honor the late Raymond L. Muncy, Chairman of the Department of History and Social Sciences from 1965-1993. His teaching, mentoring, and scholarship modeled the best in Christian education. Applied toward tuition, the award is granted over the span of a single academic year. The award is presented annually at the Department of History and Social Sciences Banquet.
Sam Aly's "The Primo de Rivera Dictatorship and the Foundations of Authoritarianism in Spain (1923-30)" and Cort Richardson's "Douglas MacArthur: America's Five Star Hero" have been awarded the 2017 Raymond L. Muncy Scholarship.