Sunday, July 6, 2014

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Interesting graph on liberal arts majors

Robert Cornwall reviews Charles Marsh, Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Miles Mullin reviews Randall Balmer, Redeemer: The Life of Jimmy Carter  Art Remillard interview Balmer here.

Writing 400,000 words in one year

Tracy McKenzie reviews Matthew Stewart, Nature's God: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic.

The cost of revolution

Goodbye Nein Quarterly

Moravian pacifists and Independence Day, 1783

Wilfred McClay remembers John Dickinson

Annette Gordon-Reed reviews Fred Kaplan, John Quincy Adams: American Visionary

Why Americans love to declare independence

Timothy Beal on evangelicalism

Ulysses S. Grant sees the world

Benjamin Moser reviews Alex Beam, American Crucifixion: The Murder of Joseph Smith and the Fate of the Mormon Church

Telling lies about the American founding

Why can't Northwestern University make the NCAA tournament?

Eric Herschthal reviews Claudio Saunt, West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History of 1776

Steven B. Smith reviews Danielle Allen, Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality