A few things online that caught my attention this week:
Dionne on why history matters to liberalism
Winning National History Day website on Jacob Riis.
D.G. Hart reviews Robert Wuthnow, Red State Religion: Faith and Politics in America’s Heartland
Gary Scott Smith reviews Gregg L. Frazer, The Religious Beliefs of America’s Founders: Reason, Revelation, Revolution.
A historical perspective on American infrastructure
Paul Harvey on pickup basketball and religion
Happy 100th Birthday Woody Guthrie!
Tim Page reviews Marc Dolan, Bruce Springsteen and the Promise of Rock ‘n’ Roll.
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.