A few things online that caught my attention this week:
Defining the culture wars. And a response.
J.R. Briggs checks two things off his bucket list.
A farewell to the station wagon.
Beth Lewis Pardoe is a saint.
Alan Wolfe reviews David Brooks, The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement. Thomas Nagel reviews it here. Steve Winn reviews it here.
How Wisconsin has broken with its past.
Eric Miller reviews Howard Mansfield, Turn and Jump: How Time & Place Fell Apart.
Eric Metaxas answers his critics.
Rolling Stone picks the greatest live act of all time.
Slavery in Charleston, SC museums.
Are you a book slob?
The estate of Civil War historian Shelby Foote.
How the Pope plans to save the environment.
An interview with Kathryn Lofton on her new book Oprah: The Gospel of an Icon.
Another Muslim-Catholic comparison.
Pauline Maier reviews Maya Jasanoff’s Liberty’s Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World.
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