Richard Wightman Fox
Richard Wightman Fox

Richard Wightman Fox is a professor of history at the University of Southern California and the author of Lincoln’s Body: A Cultural History.

History
Feb. 12 2015 10:26 AMA Body for the Body PoliticThe strange, sad, and gross saga of Abraham Lincoln’s two-week funeral procession.
Books
Nov. 20 2006 5:09 AMThe Problem ApostleHow Garry Wills rehabilitates Paul.
Books
Jan. 18 2006 1:19 PMLincoln's Religious QuestWhy his faith won't suit either side in the culture wars.
Books
Jan. 7 2008 12:29 PMNational Life After DeathCivil War carnage and the quest for American identity.
Books
April 13 2006 11:49 AMJesus NationThe never-ending American battle over how to think about Jesus.
Books
May 24 2004 2:37 PMSecular IllusionsThe right way to rescue America from religious correctness.
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Politics
Feb. 27 2015 9:30 AM What Happened at Slate This Week? Josh Keating read about making music in the Anthropocene and journeyed into the heart of coding darkness.