Sunday night odds and ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Os Guinness responds to Abram Van Engen and other “Christian scholars”

The bond between an author and his assistant

When Andrew Jackson politicized the post office

Cancel culture is not new. The Harper’s letter in historical context.

Leonard Downie reviews Harold Holzer’s The Presidents vs. the Press


David Blight on Barack Obama’s DNC Convention “jeremiad

Using churches to host K-12 classes

Errol Morris on the anatomy of Trump’s St. John’s church photo-op

The Puritan ethic

Jemar Tisby reviews Robert P. Jones, White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity

Evangelical colleges respond to the death of George Floyd

Richard R. John and Joseph Turow on the U.S. Postal Service

Can Joe Biden really “hurt God?”

Janelle Peters reviews Christina Wolbrecht and J. Kevin Corder, A Century of Votes for Women