Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Jackson Lears: Mormons and capitalism

Alan Jacobs on the problems with political realism 

Humility and the renaissance of geographic history

Governors and the “hurricane conversion.

Henry Louis Gates Jr. on growing up colored

The writing addiction

Brave thinking

H.W. Brands on Ulysses S. Grant.  Eric Foner reviews Brands, The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace



Sunday Night Odds and Ends
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The United States: Christian or "Secular?"
What is "Christian History"?
About John Fea