Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

AHA members:  Vote for your officers.

Jim Cullen salutes George Washington on his birthday.

Lincoln Prize announced.

James Fallows explains Obama.

Thomas Bender:  Career paths for historians outside of history.

James Nuechterlein reviews Michael Kazin, American Dreamers: How the Left Changed a Nation.

Andrew Bacevich: The “American Century” is over.

Has the Christian Right come to an end?

A new direction for Christian historians?

Douthat: The “Safe, Legal, and Rare Illusion.”

Who are the Evangelicals?

The prophetic egg. Follow J.L. Bell’s account here and here and here and here.

Patrick Allitt reviews Philip Jenkins, Laying Down the Sword: Why We Can’t Ignore the Bible’s Violent Verses.

The Ivy League and finance majors.

Must feminists write feminist books?

Johan Neem reviews John Brooke’s Columbia Rising: Civil Life on the Upper Hudson from the Revolution to the Age of Jackson.

Patrick Deneen on the contraception controversy.

Jonathan Rees on textbooks.

David Hollinger does not think we should link faith and the study of history.