Sunday night odds and ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Are pious Catholics a problem for liberalism?

Marilynne Robinson’s latest Gilead novel

Editing RBG


Cheap stuff in America

1820 and 1920

Women’s domesticity and 1950s ads

Is Uncle Tom’s Cabin guilt lit?”

Do the framers of the Constitution still own it?

Amy Coney Barrett and the conservative legal movement

Blatant lying…characterizes much of the Christian propaganda for Donald Trump

Defending white freedom

A monument to a Jewish Confederate

Gene Seymour reviews Rick Perlstein, Reaganland: America’s Right Turn, 1976-1980

Rewatching Ken Burns’s The Civil War after a summer of racial unrest