A few things online that caught my attention this week:
Is history relevant? Should it make us uncomfortable?
Jefferson and Washington as "self-made" farmers.
Blum and Harvey: "And God Spoke to Abraham (Lincoln)."
Jacques Barzun, R.I.P.
Christian college professors and politics.
Will pro-lifers vote for Obama? Here and here.
Joseph Crespino on moderate white Democrats.
George McGovern: Pastor .
Billy Graham and 2012 elections.
John Turner on the idea of Mormonism as a "cult."
A new website at the Massachusetts Historical Society.
A history of the teleprompter.
Steve Lubar on historical scholarship in a digital age.
Reporting the Revolutionary War.
November is academic writing month.
Of course--it was John Adams's idea.
Alan Jacobs: How to defend the liberal arts.
Assassin's Creed III
Witchcraft in 17th century Easthampton.
Julia Klein reviews Jill Lepore, The Story of America: Essays on Origins.