Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week: Happy Easter! The new intolerance? Should you turn down a tenure-track position? Christianity and baseball Teaching Marilynne Robinson National Review‘s Jamie Weinstein interviews Ta-Nehisi Coates What James Baldwin did after MLK was assassinated Mark Bauerlein on the cutting of humanities Phillis Wheatley Do we need … Continue reading Sunday Night Odds and Ends

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week: Experimental writing “The Faithlessness of Donald Trump” The death of political parties? “Spring” 1968 Why do a Pittsburgh newspaper and a Toledo newspaper have the same editorial page? Moving beyond identity politics The “quiet revolution” of Mr. Rogers Sean Wilentz on the difference between “liberal” … Continue reading Sunday Night Odds and Ends

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention last week: Persuasion in the age of Trump Does Rod Dreher have a race problem? Can nostalgia be good for us? William Cossen reviews Maura Jane Farrelly, Anti-Catholicism in America, 1620-1860 The state of presidential studies Teachers and Trump’s racist language An interview with Gregory Nobles Forthcoming books in … Continue reading Sunday Night Odds and Ends

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week: Lily Geismer reviews Corey Robin, The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Donald Trump (updated edition). A short history of mail-order magazines Assessment: It’s bad Annette Gordon-Reed reviews Hillary Rodham Clinton, What Happened Pro-science.  Pro-life The gap in Route 95 is almost filled A broader pro-life movement … Continue reading Sunday Night Odds and Ends

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week: William Livingston and Christianity Jose Torre reviews John Dixon, The Enlightenment of Cadwallader Colden: Empire, Science, and Intellectual Culture in British New York The Protestant Reformation: More than a “tragic necessity?” “A beautiful summation” A conference on New England’s “religious spaces” Stanley Hauerwas on the sins … Continue reading Sunday Night Odds and Ends