Sunday, August 23, 2015

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Summer reading

Jacqui Shine reviews Andrew Hartman, A War for the Soul of America: A History of the Culture Wars

Phi Beta Kappa book awards

Trigger warnings

Our souls

Wuthnow on polling

Is Bernie Sanders a "Front Porch Socialist?"

Catholics and marriage

The mystery of the liberal arts

Historiann engages the public

Wilfred McClay on the APUSH controversy

The Chris Borland story and NFL concussions

James Salter reviews David McCullough, The Wright Brothers

Daniel Stashower reviews Andrew Cohen, Contraband: Smuggling and the Birth of the American Century

John Turner on publishing

New books in American religious history

Thomas Hutchinson and the Stamp Act riots

Jimmy Carter's grace

Keith Grant reviews Jonathan Den Hartog, Patriotism and Piety: Federalist Politics and Religious Struggle in the New American Nation