Daily Archives: February 11, 2013

Ambrose’s Nixon: The Education of a Politician 19

In my write-up today on Stephen Ambrose’s Nixon: The Education of a Politician, I’ll use as my starting-point something that Ambrose says on page 564: “When Eisenhower returned from his visit to Nixon’s bedside, he told Ann Whitman [who was … Continue reading

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Ari Goldman on Annemarie Schimmel

In my latest reading of The Search for God at Harvard, I enjoyed Ari Goldman’s discussion of Annemarie Schimmel, who taught a class that he took called “Muslim Religious Life”.  According to Goldman, Annemarie Schimmel closed her eyes and lectured … Continue reading

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