Here a few things on the web and elsewhere that have caught my attention over the past week.
The July 2008 issue of the William and Mary Quarterly has a nine article forum on the legacy of Paul Boyer and Stephen Nissenbaum’s 1974 classic Salem Possessed. Authors include John Demos, Mary Beth Norton and Carol Karlsen, with a retrospective piece by Boyer and Nissenbaum and an excellent introduction to Salem and witchcraft studies by Jane Kamensky.
In CT Direct, Collin Hansen reviews John Turner‘s Bill Bright and Campus Crusade for Christ: The Renewal of Evangelicalism in Postwar America (North Carolina, 2008).
What it’s like to teach at Harvard.
Garden State Legacy looks like a promising new on-line magazine of New Jersey history.
A new short story by Wendell Berry in this month’s Atlantic.