Chwi-Woon Kim is a doctoral candidate in the Hebrew Bible at Baylor University. His current research is on nostalgia in the book of Psalms, and his interpretative work engages perspectives from history, religion, psychology, postcolonialism, and comparative literature.
Who produces American history textbooks? Beyond historians’ work, this question demands a reckoning with political partisanship that creeps into the publication process of history textbooks. A comparable phenomenon can be traceable in ancient textualization of sacred memory. Acknowledging political forces in knowledge production helps renegotiate one’s perspectives on sanctioned discourses of historical memory in modern and ancient worlds.