Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Failure

The “cowboy priest” on the Mexican border

Empathy and racism

John Wilson reviews David Treuer, The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to Present

A Frederick Douglass reading list

How the Internet has changed political discourse

The Christian Century interviews historian Ibram X. Kendi on race and racism

Jim Sleeper reviews Daniel T. Rodgers, As a City on a Hill: The Story of America’s Most Famous Lay Sermon

Women’s suffrage and the color white

What the 18th-century “information wars” can teach us about fake news

Presbyterianism in early Canada

Women’s history in schools

Rick Kennedy reviews Peter Choi, George Whitefield: Evangelist for God and Empire

Do we need more Christian realism?

Chris Shannon on Ivan Illich and gender

The Green New Deal

Victimhood chic

Historians respond to Max Boot’s op-ed on historians

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