A few things online that caught my attention this week:
Maya Jasanoff reviews two new books on slavery and early America
Matthew Simpson reviews Michael J. Klarman’s The Framers’ Coup: The Making of the United States Constitution.
Alexis de Tocqueville on the 2016 election
Donald Trump in Springsteen’s America
Getting students to lead discussions in class
“I think it reasonable to ask not whether we are Christians (by that standard, all fall short), but whether in our wildest imaginings we could ever desire to be the kind of persons that the New Testament describes as fitting the pattern of life in Christ.”
Meryle Secrest reviews Jane Kamensky, A Revolution in Color: The World of John Singleton Copley
The first woman cantor in Jewish history
Katherine Jewell is flipping her U.S. survey classroom
What is going on with the Midwest Society of Christian Philosophers?
Q&A with “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda
The gap between academic culture and popular culture
Should Christians vote for people or policies?
God the 2016 Presidential debates
Evangelicalism and white men in leadership
The American Historical Association’s Allison Miller on Malcolm Gladwell’s podcast “Revisionist History”