Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Nathan Hatch on the political captivity of the church

David Brooks thinks the nuclear family was a mistake

Civil War chaplains and nationalism

Public writing

Mr. Peanut

Newyorkitis

John Turner interviews Erik Seeman, author of Speaking with the Dead in Early America

Andrew Ferguson reviews Fergus M. Bordewich, Congress at War: How Republican Reformers Fought the Civil War, Defied Lincoln, Ended Slavery, and Remade America

Cathleen Kaveny reflects theologically on the death of her mother

Peter Leithart reviews N.T. Wright’s History and Eschatology

Utah women had the right to vote well before the 19th Amendment

The Amish are skeptical of climate change

The Negro Leagues

Catholic college students vs. the KKK

Remember the sites of the slave trade

A relic from the election of 1800

Walter Isaacson reviews Edward Larson, Franklin & Washington: The Founding Partnership

Rev. Barry Black at the Trump impeachment trial