Daily Archives: May 30, 2013

Do I Write for an Audience of One?

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

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Ambrose’s Nixon: The Triumph of a Politician 14

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

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Norman Thomas on the Soviet Union, Government, and Religion

My latest reading of W.A. Swanberg’s Norman Thomas: The Last Idealist covered Thomas’ views on the Soviet Union, the 1932 platform of the Socialist Party, and Thomas’ changing religious views. Thomas was critical of the Soviet Union’s tyranny, favored “evolutionary … Continue reading

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