Sunday, April 20, 2014

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

Happy Easter.  Here are a few things online that caught my attention this week:

John Stackhouse reviews Charles Marsh, Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Damon Linker on atheism and religion

Rethinking the Civil War death toll

Boston 1775 exposes "No King But Jesus" myth

Tracy McKenzie on Alexis De Tocqueville

1964 World's Fair


James Bratt reviews Larry Eskridge, God's Forever Family: The Jesus People Movement in America

The document behind the "Right Wing Conspiracy" against Bill Clinton

Hyperlocal journalism

What is Pope Benedict doing these days?

Academic celebrities

In defense of teaching the XYZ Affair

Michael Hattem on the American Enlightenment

Intellectuals in emotional churches

The worst week in American history?

Teaching historical thinking