A few things online that caught my attention this week:
#whystudyhistory at Twitter
A novel on nostalgia and the Civil War
We must prepare graduate students to teach
Chris Shannon on Michael Kramer's essay on Christopher Lasch
Kirk Swinehart reviews Denise Spellberg, Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an: Islam and the Founders
R.I.P. Todd Christiansen
The Digital Encyclopedia of George Washington
Lincoln's Gettysburg gospel
Who wants a Christian America?
Becky Krystal review Rex Bowman and Carlos Santos, Rot, Riot, and Rebellion: Mr. Jefferson's Struggle to Save the University That Changed America
The Juntocast takes on the Continental Congress
How to carve a turkey--17th-century style
David Nasaw reviews Doris Kearns Goodwin's new book on Roosevelt and Taft and tells his readers to "wait for the movie."
Warren Throckmorton continues the David Barton watch. Apparently the critics of The Jefferson Lies were recruited by a bunch "secular guys."
Jean-Claude Van Damme
Marilynne Robinson on Flannery O'Connor's prayer journal