Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Christian intellectuals

Defending the humanities

The athlete as an “officiating priest in the religion of the muscles

Live longer.  Read books

A new Mormon complex in Philadelphia

Frederick Law Olmstead and public space

India at the Olympics

What Abraham Lincoln would have thought about Trump

How Harvard is training teachers

New books on the Social Gospel

Katie Ledecky was moving like a tremendous machine.

Is a “national conversation” possible

The Trump aftershock

Pope Francis on the two biggest evils facing the world today

The 1904 Olympics and American culture

New York Times Magazine Olympics issue

Why Eric Metaxas loves Trump

Spreading religious liberty