Sunday, January 13, 2013

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Conservatives debate the meaning of God and country. 

Thomas Kidd reviews Linford Fisher, The Indian Great Awakening: Religion and the Shaping of Native Cultures in Early America.

David Barton is at it yet again

The "theological brew" of the Brethren in Christ Church

Henry Louis Gates Jr. on "growing up colored"

Akhil Reed Amar on "presidential encores"

Joseph Adelman takes on the National Association of Scholars

William Anthony Hay reviews J.H. Elliott, History in the Making

The "History Guys" head to Washington for the inauguration


James Srodes reviews Sheila Skemp, The Making of a Patriot: Benjamin Franklin at the Cockpit

Faith and literature 

Peter Lewis reviews Bernard Bailyn, The Barbarous Years: The Conflict of Civilizations, 1600-1675

The year's most scathing book reviews

Jim Cullen's new book: Sensing the Past: Hollywood Stars and Historical Visions

Catholics, Mormons and football

Springsteen & I needs more submissions

U.S. Intellectual History is moving to Wordpress

Interpretation and public history

The academy awards and post-publication peer review

The Digital Grad Lounge