Sunday, June 15, 2014

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

The tyranny of choice

Janine Giordano Drake on rich churches

David Levering Lewis on biography

Eric Miller reviews Peter Bacon Hales, Outside the Gates of Eden: The Dream of America From Hiroshima to Now

David Brooks on "The New Right"

This book looks good

Why are we obsessed with the death of the humanities?

A Christian Zionist's conversion

Who wrote the Pledge of Allegiance?

New center for the study of black culture

Shirley Showalter at Book Expo America

Nathan Jeremie-Brink reviews Erskine Clarke's latest, By the Rivers of Water: A Nineteenth-Century Atlantic Odyssey

Tracy McKenzie on Chesterton on patriotism and Christianity.

Historiann on 18th-century POWs

Learning to tweet

Beth Pardoe is doing some academic Spring cleaning

The Pietist Schoolman delivers another great "That Was the Week That Was"

The Junto Summer Book Club has begun