A few things online that caught my attention this week:
"a sustained and quiet read"
Theology as a core liberal art, even if you don't believe in God
Are you using Google's Ngram?
Are kids losing interest in baseball?
Spielberg's next Doris Kearns Goodwin movie
Will there be a new Springsteen album in January?
Writing for free. And here.
A cautionary tale about Twitter in the classroom
James Oakes reviews Alan Taylor, The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832
Why Solomon Northup (12 Years a Slave) and not Frederick Douglass?
Tracy McKenzie's final thoughts on a trip to Gettysburg
Fundamentalist dress codes
Tocqueville and individualism
Catholics and Evangelicals on technology
How the Christian Right won
Jackson Lears on the Kennedy family