Sunday, November 22, 2015

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Peter Berger on evangelicals and the culture war

Live lectures in the classroom

Nantucket and whaling

Kevin Levin reviews T.J. Stiles, Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America.  Candace Millar reviews it here.

Mark Lilla reviews Robin Lane Fox, Augustine: Conversions to Confessions

A day in the life of a history professor

Teaching with podcasts

A Mormon discussion of providential history

Baptist opposition WW II internment camps

The Winthrop family and the book trade

The Quebec Act and anti-Catholicism

Who is an evangelical?  Chris Gehrz responds.

Thanksgiving in American memory

Historic Thanksgiving cartoons

Media in American visual and material culture

Higher education has always been a mess