Sunday, March 1, 2015

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Hyperlocal history

Mr. Basketball

Should Christianity be our national religion?

America's first slavery museum

Glen Altschuler reviews Peter Manseau's One Nation Under Gods: A New American History

The Museum of the Bible

More on the Black Robed Regiment from Boston 1775

22 maps on the religious landscape of the United States

Religion and the history of ideas

Forgotten images of Islam in American history

Paul Putz reviews Josh McMullen, Under the Big Top: Big Tent Revivalism and American Culture

The Front Porch Republic on The History Manifesto

Father Hesburgh  R.I.P.

Historic sites in Oscar-nominated films

The American Antiquarian Society discovers Omeka

Lincolnolatry

Do the culture wars have secular roots?

A professor discovers the value of the local historical society

What professors should do when they are no longer interesting

John Wilsey reviews Peter Gardella, American Civil Religion: What Americans Hold Sacred