Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:


We are caught between “infinite possibility and limited resources”

Democrats and religion

Andrew Seal reviews David S. Brown, Moderates: The Vita Center of American Politics, From the Founding to Today

Is pro-life more than abortion?

New England beginnings

The legacy of Mary Tyler Moore

Public humanities students write their own syllabus

Carla Mulford talks about the imperial Ben Franklin

Funding the Christian Right

What is a Catholic university?

What to put in your history pedagogy toolbox

American Judaica, 1841-1876: A new website from the American Antiquarian Society

How to write a book

Evangelical masculinity in the age of Trump

John Turner reviews Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, A House Full of Females: Plural Marriage and Women’s Rights in Early Mormonism, 1835-1870.  Beverly Gage reviews it here.

Benedict Arnold and Betsy DeBlois

Stanley Haurwas on Trump’s religion

Kate Thompson reviews Micki McElya, The Politics of Mourning: Death and Honor in Arlington National Cemetery