Sunday, July 19, 2015

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Critical thinking

Some historical perspective on Donald Trump--here and here

John Wilsey responds to David Brooks responding to Ta-Nahesi Coates

Volunteer professors

An Englishmen observes the Confederate State of America, And here

Public humanities

Summer reading for oral exams

Heath Carter on Scott Walker, evangelicalism, and union-busting

Christian human rights

History is not heritage

Atticus Finch vs. Francis Simkins

Historiann on how to choose a publisher for your book.

What did Lincoln think of Thomas Jefferson?

One-sided memories of the Civil War

David Blight and Gregory Downs discuss CiviL War memory

Gay marriage and Christian colleges

Pope Francis on global capitalism

Morgan Lee on American Girl Dolls

D.G. Hart asks: When did Christian America end?