Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Zach Hutchins reviews Abram Van Engen, Sympathetic Puritans: Calvinist Fellow Feeling in Early New England

Timothy Shenk reviews Caitlin Fitz, Our Sister Republics: The United States in an Age of American Revolutions

Nancy Isenberg talks white trash

Education is not an app

Religion and Lake Wobegon

Religion and the War of 1812

D. Andrew  Johnson reports from the annual meeting of the Omohundo Institure

Allen Guelzo reviews Sidney Blumenthal, A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln

Philip Jenkins on Jon Butler and the religious history of New York City

200 years of the African Methodist Episcopal Church

Tracy McKenzie on Eric MetaxasIf You Can Keep It

The myth of the English (or history) major barista

Against careerism in the undergraduate experience

Against optimism

Women and the American Revolution