Daily Archives: February 20, 2012

Franklin Pierce

Three years ago, on President’s Day, I randomly selected a President, read the wikipedia article about him, and wrote a blog post commenting on what I read.  That President was Chester A. Arthur, and you can read my blog post … Continue reading

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Nixon’s Civil Rights 20

My reading of Dean Kotlowski’s Nixon’s Civil Rights has turned to the topic of President Richard Nixon’s stance towards Native Americans.  On page 193, Kotlowski states: “Skeptical of integration between blacks and whites, the president saw no point in extending … Continue reading

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The Sermon on the Mount and the Law

I covered a lot of ground in my reading of Hans Dieter Betz’s commentary on The Sermon on the Mount.  I’ll roughly summarize some of what I read in this post. In Matthew 5:17-19, Jesus says (in the KJV): “Think … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion