Sunday, November 10, 2013

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Whither early American intellectual history?

The most recent issue of The Journal of Southern Religion is here.

Tracy McKenzie on historical thinking and why it matters.

Big foot sighting! 

Mapping the Jesuits 

American Studies and the Culture Wars

Mobility and progress on the American frontier

Christina Nehring reviews Rachel Adams's Raising Henry: A Memoir of Motherood, Disability, and Discovery and does not like it. Ouch!

Mark Bauerlein on how the humanities can win 

My Messiah College colleague Larry Lake on why no one brings dinner when your daughter is an addict.

Football's greatest hit 

The Library of Congress Main Reading Room is open to the public tomorrow.

Jonathan Den Hartog reviews Tracy McKenzie's The First Thanksgiving: What the Real Story Tells Us About Loving God and Learning from History

Public history in the U.S. survey

Rethinking the Age of the Revolution

More from Ta-Nehisi Coates on the Miami Dolphins.  Here and here 

Interesting Twitter discussion on evangelicals, the "evangelical diaspora," and intellectual history