A few things online that caught my attention this week:
Happy Birthday Grandpa Fea! 100 years old!
Saul David reviews Amanda Foreman, A World on Fire: An Epic History of Two Nations Divided
John Jackson Jr. recommends graduate school.
Jon Meacham reviews A.J. Langguth, Driven West: Andrew and the Trail of Tears to the Civil War.
Catholic bishops notice rise in exorcisms.
The elitism of young evangelicals.
Ted Widmer on Abraham Lincoln’s mail.
Great discussion on book royalties at Historiann.
Happy 10th Birthday to the C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience at Washington College.
The Little Church of Miracles is up for sale.
Richard Hughes on Christian America.
Why Glenn Beck is wrong about Progressivism.
Barack Obama and George H.W. Bush.
Confessions of a an academic ghostwriter who helps students cheat.
Michael Kazin reviews Philip Dray, There is a Power in a Union: The Epic Story of Labor in America.
Conservative evangelical women who are “Housewives for God.”
Best selling books by famous politicians.
Michael Kenney reviews Alan Taylor, The Civil War of 1812: American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels, & Indian Allies.
Washington Post notes three books on religion.
Tom Van Dyke says
Dr. Hughes should read his comments sections before he writes another one of those things.