Sunday night odds and ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Teaching while dead

Accountability before healing

College campuses and anti-racism

How to use a Jewish space laser

Against consensus history

The fear of vaccines in American history

Alan Wolfe reviews Benjamin Friedman, Religion and the Rise of Capitalism

What can Joe Biden learn from U.S. Grant about violence and racial terrorism

Moral values and national virtues are not self-enforcing. They require people willing to stand up for them…”

Allen Guelzo reviews Robert Elder’s Calhoun: American Heretic

The Civil Rights movement and the road to secularism

Scholars of American religion respond to the January 6, 2021 insurrection on the U.S. Capitol

Congress 1850. Congress 2021

Conspiracy theories prevail in evangelical churches

What is an archive?