Sunday, May 12, 2013

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Thomas Jefferson and Abigail Adams as parents

Charles Hill reviews Jesse Norman, Edmund Burke: First Conservative

Allen Guelzo reviews two new books on slavery. 

Fundamentalists and FDR 

Michael Lynch reviews Nathaniel Philbrick, Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, a Revolution.  Tony Horwitz reviews it here and Barbara Spindel here.  Scott Martelle here.

Swartz and Mullin join The Anxious Bench

History as moral inquiry

Alan Jacobs on colleges and their priorities

Eugene McCarraher on the Catholic Right 

Jefferson Davis's slaves

Benjamin Franklin's alphabet

David Barton and Revolutionary-era Presbyterians

What is your favorite assignment?

A changing pro-life movement?

Historiann on Christian book promotion and evangelical media

Teaching public humanities through projects

Tracy McKenzie on Douglas Wilson

How well paid are Christian college faculty?