Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Is Australia a country?

Good work Jennie Willoughby

Insulting valentines

The bones of Bishop Sheen

How Barack Obama failed to protect his legacy

Sexual abuse, forgiveness, and Rachael Denhollander

When a college president criticizes Trump

James K.A. Smith reviews  Brad Christerson and Richard Flory, The Rise of Network Christianity: How Independent Leaders are Changing the Religious Landscape

Black History Month in the schools

John Tytell reviews Maya Jasanoff, The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World

Soohorang: The mascot of the 2018 Winter Olympics

Julia Klein reviews Catherine Kerrison, Jefferson’s Daughters: Three Sisters, White and Black in a Young America

A response to Hillbilly Elegy

Sandra Dallas reviews Thomas Cronin, Imagining a Great Republic: Political Novels and the Idea of America

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