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- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
- "Of Booker T. Washington and Others"
- Movie Write-Up: Frozen
- More on Christ in the Rig Veda (With a Question Mark)
- The Seating Arrangement at the Last Supper
- Bart Ehrman on Luke 3:22 and Anti-Adoptionism
- "Of Our Spiritual Strivings"
- Review of the Apologetics of West and Littleton (and Rogers)
- Moses' Uncircumcised Lips, Emotional Yet Recited Prayer
- I Chronicles 27
- Book Write-Up: The Daring Heart of David Livingstone
- Movie Write-Up: Frozen
- 2 Thinking Styles that Influence Self-Esteem
- Book Review: The Emergence of Christianity
- Book Write-Up: Return to Me, by Lynn Austin
- Which Takes Priority: Faith or Political Affiliation?
- New Seasons and Comfort TV
- Can We Over-Emphasize God’s Love?
- Working in the Vineyard
- the books I didn’t read
Category Archives: History
Jay Milbrandt. The Daring Heart of David Livingstone: Exile, African Slavery, and the Publicity Stunt that Saved Millions. Nashville: Nelson Books (An Imprint of Thomas Nelson), 2014. David Livingstone was a nineteenth century English explorer and missionary. The Daring Heart … Continue reading
Edith Hamilton. The Roman Way. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 1932, 1960. Edith Hamilton wrote about the Greeks, the Romans, the Hebrew Bible, and Christianity during her retirement. I recently read her first book, The Greek Way, and I … Continue reading
Edith Hamilton. The Greek Way. New York: Random House, 1930, 1942. Edith Hamilton wrote a number of books about ancient Greece and Rome. She even wrote one about the Hebrew Bible. The Greek Way was her very first book, and … Continue reading
Amity Shlaes. The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression. HarperCollins, 2007. I enjoyed Amity Shlaes’ The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression. Whereas her biography of Calvin Coolidge was rather heavy, her prose in … Continue reading
Amity Shlaes. Coolidge. HarperCollins, 2013. Amity Shlaes is a conservative. And she appears to be a fairly well-connected conservative: How many Acknowledgements have you read that thank a recent President (in this case, George W. Bush), saying that this former … Continue reading
A.N. Wilson. Tolstoy. New York and London: W.W. Norton and Company, 1988. Leo Tolstoy was a Russian author, who lived from 1828-1910. Examples of his works include War and Peace and Anna Karenina. He also wrote short stories that have … Continue reading