Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things on-line that caught my eye this week:

Eduardo Porter wonders about progress.

Whose father was he? Part one. Part Two. Part Three.

Sports and spirituality at Neumann College.

Audio Lecture: Charles Mathewes, “American Faith: Going Strong, Going Down, or Going to the Mall?”

Diogenes on our current crisis.

HNN Open Forum on John Hope Franklin.

Videos of OAH sessions.

Historiann on a new history of college fraternity life.

American History is alive and well.

Nicholas Kristof on experts.

Conservatives are embracing Carter’s malaise speech.

The vanishing shopping mall.

Peter Lawler: Nations, Liberalism, and Science.

Jason Zengerle on the decline of high school hoops in New York City.