A few things online that caught my attention this week:
The “new history wars” waged at the recent meeting of the American Historical Association.
God and guns in American history
James Waddell reviews Simon Garfield, All the Knowledge in the World: The Extraordinary History of the Encyclopedia
Martin Luther King Jr.’s revolution
Caleb McDaniel reviews Ilyon Woo, Master Slave Husband Wife: An Epic Journey From Slavery to Freedom
Should students decide a college’s curriculum?
7 places dedicated to Martin Luther King Jr.
Town and gown in Erie, Pennsylvania
Jon Meacham was raised on a Civil War battlefield
A 1957 Martin Luther King Jr. sermon on loving your enemies
A Wesleyan University course on God and guns
The controversy at Hamline University and the collapse of the professoriate
When a Black doctor spoke at the dedication of a monument to a Confederate general