Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Freelance journalism and book reviewing

More on the faith of David Brooks

Is there a “moral stain” on the history profession?  The AHA response and a rejoinder and another AHA response.

Rachel Held Evans, RIP

When news agencies use social media to amplify Trump’s lies

Wilfred McClay on friendship

Andrew Sullivan on Biden

Carol Berkin reviews Nancy Isenberg and Andrew Burstein, The Problem of Democracy: The Presidents Adams Confront the Cult of Personality

Christians and porn

The American Civil War Museum

Michael Kimmage reviews Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen, The Ideas That Made America.

Franklin Graham and his father’s legacy

Warren Wiersbe, RIP

Democracy needs history

Megachurches and Catholic traditions

Ronald Numbers on science and religion

Chris Gerhz on revisionist history in Minnesota

The Jim Crow North