Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Thoreau on walking

Dionne on why history matters to liberalism 

Can liberal Christianity be saved?

Winning National History Day website on Jacob Riis.

D.G. Hart reviews Robert Wuthnow, Red State Religion: Faith and Politics in America’s Heartland

Remembering Eddie

Gary Scott Smith reviews Gregg L. Frazer, The Religious Beliefs of America’s Founders: Reason, Revelation, Revolution.

A historical perspective on American infrastructure

Rick Reilly on Joe Pa’s legacy and a proposal for what to do about the monument

Paul Harvey on pickup basketball and religion 

Happy 100th Birthday Woody Guthrie!

Stephen Carter reviews Stephen Prothero, The American Bible.

American Creation review of Thomas Kidd, Patrick Henry: First Among Patriots.

Tim Page reviews Marc Dolan, Bruce Springsteen and the Promise of Rock ‘n’ Roll.

The AHA “Tuning Project”

St. Francis did not say it

Should Christians embrace American exceptionalism?

Randall Stephens on writing well

Jay Green reviews Candice Millard, Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President.