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- Genesis 4:13: Did Cain Repent?
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- Book Write-Up: The Alchemy Thief, by R.A. Denny
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Monthly Archives: May 2013
For my Bible study, my church is going through John’s Gospel: Wisdom from Ephesus, with Michael Card. What I want to talk about in this blog post is an event in John 12. Greeks are in Jerusalem to worship at … Continue reading
For my blog post today on Stephen Ambrose’s Nixon: The Triumph of a Politician, 1962-1972, I’ll highlight something that Ambrose says on page 440. The subject is President Richard Nixon’s pursuit of detente, which was “a relaxation of tension” with … Continue reading
In my post today about W.A. Swanberg’s Norman Thomas: The Last Idealist, I’ll talk about Socialist Norman Thomas’ views regarding President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal. This will probably not be the last time that I discuss Norman Thomas’ views on … Continue reading
Rachel Held Evans had a good post yesterday, entitled I don’t write for an audience of One. Rachel was critiquing the popular Christian notion that we should write or perform our worship music for an audience of One, namely, God, … Continue reading
More than a couple of times in my readings for My Year (or More) of Nixon, it has been said that President Richard Nixon’s visit to the People’s Republic of China came as a shock to many people. The claim … Continue reading
My blog post today on Stephen Ambrose’s Nixon: The Triumph of a Politician, 1962-1972 will focus on Cuba. President Richard Nixon had his own sort of Cuban Missile Crisis, if you will. On September 16, 1970, a U-2 flight revealed … Continue reading
President Richard Nixon criticized the Baby Boomers who were protesting against the Vietnam War, calling the ones who were “blowing up the campuses” “bums” (Nixon’s words). Meanwhile, Nixon praised the soldiers fighting in Vietnam, portraying them as heroes. Stephen Ambrose … Continue reading