Sunday night odds and ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Johns Hopkins University and slavery

A Trump political obituary: “Trump’s lies were different”

Substack is not a new model for journalism

Black Southern Baptist pastors on critical race theory

The GOP as the party of ideas

Elayne Allen reviews Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn’s Ars Vitae: The Fate of Inwardness and the Return of the Ancient Arts.

Dissent interviews David Roth

How the Right keeps winning

Jerry Seinfeld reads

Doing history

Clergy and elected office

White evangelicals and Trump love

Creationism and Trumpism

Why don’t college graduates return home?

Should you go back to church?

What would a new U.S. Constitution look like?