Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Humanists in a time of crisis

Covid Christians

Can Trump adjourn Congress? What would Alexander Hamilton think?

Wilfred McClay reviews Ross Douthat’s The Decadent Society: How We Became the Victims of Our Own Success

Michael Sandel on the ethics, social and political questions provoked by coronavirus

Coronavirus and the life of the mind

Randall Stephens reviews Heather Cox Richardson’s How the South Won the Civil War: Oligarchy, Democracy, and the Continuing Fight for the Soul of America

The largest zoo in human history

Is Andrew Cuomo the new Robert Moses?

Jeremi Suri reviews Daniel Drezner, What Donald Trump Teaches Us About the Modern Presidency

Opposition to the coronavirus lockdown is absurd

George Washington between aristocracy and republicanism

How to quarantine: 1918 style

Adam Goodheart reviews Edward Achorn, Every Drop of Blood: The Momentous Second Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln

Evangelicals who are staying home on Sundayand those who are not