problems in the humanities, social sciences, and theological disciplines.
The Institute for the Studyof American Evangelicalshas a Web
Page located at http://www.wheaton.edu/bgc/isae/.It includes up-to-date
information about the ISAE's grants and projects, as well asgeneral
information about the ISAE. Other items ofinterest at the site are an
index of past Evangelical StudiesBulletin, a document entitled, "Defining
Evangelicalism" and an ISAE Resource Order Form. The Institute was
established toencourage and support research on evangelical Christianity
in the United States and Canada. Located at Wheaton College inWheaton,
IL, the ISAE seeks to help evangelicals develop amature understanding of
their own heritage and to inform others about evangelicals'historical
significance and contemporary role.
Other programs of the ISAE include:The Billy Graham Center
Research TravelGrant Program (which awards grants of up to $1,000 to
researchers in anyacademic discipline who are engaged in projects which
would be enriched byaccess to the resource collections of the Graham
Center) and a major three-year program to study the historicaldimensions
of the rolethat money and finance have played in American
The Institute also publishes the Evangelical Studies Bulletin, a
quarterly look atcontemporary scholarship dealing with evangelicalism.
Past issuesof the ESB have included bibliographical essays on such topics
as African-AmericanChristianity, book reviews of important new titles,
and reviews of other media includingtelevision documentaries and
surveys. The ESB also publishes the most comprehensive bibliography of
recent publications on American Evangelicalism, carries notices on
upcoming conferences, and provides informationon grants and
fellowships of interest to those studying American religious history.
For further information on the ISAE or any of its programs, writeto
the ISAE,Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL 60187; phone: (630)752-5437; fax:
(630)752-5916; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Historical Society(http://home.nycap.rr.com/history)
announces that its first national meeting will be May 27-29, 1998,at Boston