Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Caleb McDaniel on race, Reconstruction, Ferguson and Garner

Goodbye New Republic?  More here.

Blogger and Twitter reception at the American Historical Association annual conference

Nathan Finn reviews Grant Wacker, Billy Graham: America’ Pastor

Leon Wieseltier as a dinosaur and the problem with today’s universities.

John Judis on the Sand Creek Massacre monument

Americans and creationism

Adam Kirsch reviews Mark Smith’s The Smell of Battle, the Taste of Seige: A Sensory History of the Civil War

Stonewall Jackson: Professor

Jonathan Zimmerman on American teaching

The Billy Graham of colonial America

The Boss and Bono

“hang together” or “hang separately

Evangelicals and Ferguson

Why graduate students should write book reviews.

Donald Dayton returns to the debate on the roots of American evangelicalism

Black evangelicals and Vietnam

One of my favorite sitcoms comes to the Smithsonian

Matthew Sutton discusses his new book on evangelicals and the apocalypse