Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Slavoj Zizek vs. Jordan Peterson

Scholarship as the pursuit of merit badges and glory

Theological politics

Love and Wendell Berry’s fiction

Excavating at the site of the Battle of Princeton

Has liberalism failed?

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich asks: Where are the women at Harvard?

What if knowledge–the real, redeeming variety–is not power, but the opposite of it?

Wassailing

Dorothy Day

More Donald Trump–Andrew Jackson comparisons

The real story behind “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

It seems like everyone is writing about Phillis Wheatley these days!

I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day

New language for the abortion debate

Bringing “Springsteen on Broadway” to Netflix