A few things online that caught my attention this week:
Confessions of a young, prolific academic
Should biography be classified as history?
Is the United States Supreme Court and Ivy League clan disconnected from reality?
Bruce Springsteen, “Unfortunate Son,” and patriotism
Conservatism is a preservation project
Another interview with Jill Lepore
The Juntocast: Education in early America
Rand Paul: Christian pacifist
Where did early American painter Jacob Eichholtz sit?
If you want to cheat on your exam don’t do it in Randall Balmer’s “Sports, Ethics, and Religion” class
Brian Franklin recaps a conference on religion and politics and Southern Methodist University
19th-century Quaker abolitionists
The “suicide letter” written to Martin Luther King Jr.