Sunday, October 7, 2012

Sunday Nights Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Why is the South so conservative?

Farming and the self-made man

The Pietist Schoolman on the Conference on Faith and History 2012.  And here

Do leftist activists control U.S. history?

Nice collection of articles and posts on history and the job market

Genovese's Question

Steven Hahn on Eugene Genovese. And Scott McLemee

The Revisionaries: A new documentary on Texas schoolbook wars

Patrick Deneen on Allan Bloom

Race and the religious faith of presidential candidates

Thomas Kidd reviews Gregg L. Frazer, The Religious Beliefs of America's Founders

Salem witch trial descendants want justice

Mark Lilla reviews Brad Gregory, The Unintended Reformation: How a Religious Revolution Secularized Society.