Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Teachinghistory.org is running old Journal of American History movie reviews.  Here is Steven E. Woodworth’s review of Gods and Generals.

Using a blog in an independent study.

A nice piece on one professor’s summer research.

Charles Rappleye on the founding fathers and federal debt. William Hogeland responds.

James Miller predicts the end of higher education and wants academics to start making alternative career plans. Jonathan Rees responds.

Can Rick Warren make it Europe? 

The most and least religious schools in America.

Michelle Bachmann and Rick Perry are not Dominionists.

Frank Schaeffer: Making a “career out of criticizing his evangelical parents….”

A forum on Catholicism and capitalism.

Ian Morris reviews Charles Mann’s 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created.

Robert Bellah’s new book.

Gina Barreca’s graduate students are cleaning her office.

Paul Harvey calls our attention to some new paperbacks for your courses.

Careers for Ph.Ds beyond academia.

Jon Shields reviews Robert Putnam and David Campbell, American Grace: How Religion Divides and United Us.

The mind-set of college faculty born after 1980.

James Zug reviews Willard Sterne Randall, Ethan Allen: His Life and Times. Francois Furstenberg reviews it here.