Sunday, October 4, 2015

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

The decline of Western values?

Downsizing the American dream

Ted Widmer on the Immigrant Act of 1965.  Mae Ngai here.

Have historians become invisible

Why do we no longer preach like Jonathan Edwards?

The National Endowment for the Humanities turns 50

Twitter: Are 140 characters enough?

William Voegeli reviews several books on the culture wars

Does the Pope see similarities between Kim Davis and Dorothy Day?

"Introduction to History" in Texas

Historians and Confederate monuments

Ross Douthat on liberal Christianity

Historians offer advice on how to find a podcast?

Jesus and the woman at the well

Thoughts on the recent revision of the AP US History course

William Ringenberg reviews Chris Gehrz, ed., The Pietist Vision of Christian Higher Education