Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things on the web that caught my eye this week.

Why Sunday Schools are closing.

Stan Katz: Getting history right.

Obama’s dinner with American historians.

Bill McClay offers a short and informative course on Reinhold Niebuhr.

Philip Jenkins on the split in the Episcopal Church.

John L. Jackson on Pat Buchanan and Sotomayor

History as literature.

Front Porch Republic symposium on Matthew Crawford’s Shop Class as Soul Craft.

Kathy Sprows Cummings on American Catholic sisters.

David Kennedy reviews Margaret MacMillan, Dangerous Games: On the Uses and Abuses of History.

This looks like an interesting book on “Fordlandia.”

Why is “Caritas in Veritate” so poorly written? Peter Steinfels explains.

Wampum belts of faith.