Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

A Christian college goes from nonprofit to profit and back to nonprofit

Progressives and the anti-Trump right

We are what we read

How smart people talk about themselves

Did the Enlightenment begin in Ethiopia?

Marilynne Robinson on freedom of conscience

Mike Pence and God

Richard Rodriguez defends St. Junipero Serra

A house built from the tombstones of dead Civil War soldiers

Robin D.G. Kelley on Coates and West

Jessica Parr reviews Douglas L. Winarski, Darkness Falls on the Land of Light: Experiencing Religious Awakenings in Eighteenth-Century New England

Liberalism in the red states

Patrick Deneen on the “tragedy” of liberalism

Lewis Lapham talks with historian Eric Foner

What happened to equality after the Civil War?