Sunday, October 20, 2013

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

#whystudyhistory at Twitter

Can STEM disciplines and the humanities get along on our campuses?

Brutalism

National Book Award finalists

Richard Rodriguez's spiritual autobiography

Mary Beth Norton reviews Jill Lepore's Book of Ages: The Life and Opinion of Jane Franklin

The Civil War in Washington D.C.

Gerald McDermott on evangelical liberalism

Staying put

Elizabeth Lewis Pardoe makes an album or "when history hits home."

Business and the liberal arts

Eric Miller on Abraham Kuyper

American dream, American nightmare

Thomas Kidd:  Evangelicals, deists, and the founding

Wikipedia "Edit-a-Thon" at the Massachusetts Historical Society in Boston

The weather and historical interpretation

Devin Manzullo-Thomas on the Messiah College Sider Institute