Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Cable news

A Robert Penn Warren option?

A shock jock takes down a megachurch pastor

An interactive map of U.S. trade

Michael Kazin reviews two new books on Southern politics

A four-part review of Jill Lepore’s These Truths: A History of the United States

When humanities scholars who read Adorno, Foucault, and White turn to literarlism as their “favored mode of public engagement.”

Elizabeth Varon reviews Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers, They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the American South

Evangelicals and the “Passion of the Christ

Has Christian theology “lost its way?”

Charles Francis Adams remembers his grandmother, Abigail

Is academic prioritization destroying the liberal arts?


Historians and the public

Teaching Ann Little’s The Many Captivities of Esther Wheelwright

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