Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Letters from a New Jersey Loyalist

Evangelicals in crisis 

How should we love America?

Where is First Things headed?

Devotion. Unity. History. Fighting.  But not: Democracy. Justice. Individuality. Peace.

Liberal seminaries

Brother Jonathan

The Presbyterian Church of America adopts the Nashville Statement

Rick Atkinson discusses his proposed American Revolutionary War trilogy

Technology in the classroom

The best 50 memoirs of the past 50 years

George Plimpton and fireworks

The editors of The New York Review of Books offer a “historical tribute” to Trump’s “Salute to America”

The American founding father from Switzerland

A visit to a charismatic worship service

David Blight on Douglass’s “What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?