Sunday, April 19, 2015

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

An honest college rejection letter

Hartman on the culture wars

Jonathan White on the consequences of Lincoln's death for the South

Thomas Kidd reviews Rhys Bezzant, Jonathan Edwards and the Church

Pope Francis vs. the Devil

Jared Burkholder on Grant Wacker on Billy Graham at the Cushwa Center

George Boudreau: Let's name the Philadelphia airport after Ben Franklin

Do you know about Hathi Trust?

How those historical plaques get made

Don't forget to catch up on all things OAH at the History News Network

Ted Widmer on the man behind the "American Dream"

Remembering Lincoln: A digital collections of responses to his assassination

Salvation with a Smile

Have you listened to Ben Franklin's World yet?

Did mourning for Lincoln become a form of idolatry?

No desks at the OAH hotel?  That doesn't bother Historiann one bit.

Historians and Ebay

The historical profession and the school curriculum

An average academic journal article is read by ten people