Daily Archives: February 17, 2012

Blessed Are the Merciful

For my write up today on Hans Dieter Betz’s commentary, The Sermon on the Mount, I will quote what Betz says on page 134 about the beatitude, “Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy”: “The future passive indicates … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion

Nixon’s Civil Rights 17: Nixon, King, and Jackie Robinson

For my write-up today on Nixon’s Civil Rights, I will talk about Richard Nixon’s relationship with Martin Luther King, Jr. and Jackie Robinson. Essentially, Nixon’s relationship with Martin Luther King, Jr. was fairly all right, until King was arrested in … Continue reading

Posted in Black History Month, Politics, Race