A few things online that caught my attention this week:
Wilfred McClay: The Soul and the City.
5 Myths About Church and State in America.
Alan Wolfe reviews Lawrence A. Scaff’s Max Weber in America.
Lauren Winner on Rob Bell. And Krista Tippett.
Finding the Civil War in Washington D.C.
Will social media play a role in the second coming of Christ? Franklin Graham thinks it might.
Richard White on cuts to high-speed rail.
Timothy Morriss reviews George Rable’s God’s Almost Chosen People’s: A Religious History of the American Civil War.
Thomas H. Benton reflects on Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses.
Bernard Bailyn on federalism.
Jill Lepore on Benjamin Franklin’s sister, Jane.
David Stowe on Jesus and popular music.
Why church historians should be cynical and pessimistic.
The April 2011 Common-Place focuses on foodways.
New website at American Heritage.
Debby Applegate reviews Adam Goodheart, 1861: The Civil War Awakening. Here is a podcast on the book.
Internships have value even if the student is not paid.
John Henry Crosby reviews James Davison Hunter, To Change the World.
Tim Lacy says
Thanks especially for that Richard White link. I'm a huge fan of high-speed rail—to my own detriment, perhaps.
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Chris Smith says
John, Thanks for the plug for the review of George Rable's book.
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