Sunday, July 20, 2014

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

An ex-Jehovah Witness visits Watchtower headquarters

Who is a person?

Gilbert Meilaender on the liberal arts

E-mail and the history of higher education

Matthew Dennis on the period (or lack thereof) in the Declaration of Independence

William Lloyd Garrison on their way to the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Was Barry Goldwater the father of the Tea Party?

The differences between the academic mindset and the entrepreneurial mindset

Richard Land and the fall of the Christian Right

Sex and Ben Franklin

Are TGI Friday's appetizer's really "endless?" 

Michael Sean Winters reviews George Marsden, The Twilight of the American Enlightenment: The 1950s and the Crisis of Liberal Belief

School teachers and the liberal arts

The historians with the most Twitter followers

More thoughts on the secular university from Tracy McKenzie

A digital humanities course on death

Buzz Aldrin took communion on the moon

New digital project on New Jersey and the Civil War