Sunday, June 8, 2014

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Please consider saying a prayer for Seattle Pacific University

Christopher Nelson reviews Michael Roth's Beyond the University: Why Liberal Education Matters.

Iowa's underground railroad

The Mecklenburg Declaration

Liz Covart got to go inside the Green Monster

David Carr reviews Andrew Pettegree, The Invention of News: How the World Came to Know About Itself

Seth Bartee reviews The Gospel and the Mind: Recovering and Reshaping the Intellectual Life

New books that were researched at the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Mass.

Do you ban laptops in your classes?

George Washington and the illuminati

Dayton, Tennessee

What is theology?  

Where did all the bison go, circa 1876

Relics from the 1964 New York World's Fair

Born in the USA at 30 wrap up

The second largest religion in each state

Jonathan Rees on the decline of "office hours"