Sunday, November 8, 2015

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Bob Dylan: Christian anarchist

The Little Sisters of the Poor are going to the Supreme Court

Why do we buy things that we don't need

Carl Robert Keyes revisits Linda Kerber's Women of the Republic

Wilfred McClay on conversation

Do you need to be an evangelical to write good evangelical history

The New Deal and the humanities

Eric Herschtal reviews Glenda Gilmore and Tomas Sugrue, These United States: A Nation in the Making, 1890-Present

Huckabee and Christie are snubbed

Are the new atheists dying?

Who is Henry Wirtz?

Chris Graham reviews an exhibit on Billy Graham

Roundtable on John Burt's Lincoln's Tragic Pragmatism: Lincoln, Douglas, and Moral Conflict

Revisiting Molly Worthen's op-ed on the lecture

Who is Henry Dunster?

The history of Black Calvinism and folk music

Conference; The future of graduate history education

Jane Austin and Thanksgiving