Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Fact-checking books

Applying for teaching jobs at community colleges

The black nationalism of Clarence Thomas

Should our educational institution change to enable citizens to learn through life?

Amitai Etzioni on the common good

Ten books assessing the state of evangelicalism

Has America lost its religion?

A new book on James Baldwin and William F. Buckley

New words

American saints

Nancy Isenberg reviews Greg Grandin, The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America

New York Magazine‘s series on climate change

A cemetery for presidential busts

Confessing to plants?

Trumpian Christians

Sean Wilentz reviews Tim Alberta, American Carnage: On the Front Lines of the Republican Civil War and the Rise of President Trump