Daily Archives: June 14, 2013

Jeff Jacoby’s Excellent Column on Samantha Power

I get a list of conservative Townhall columns in my e-mail inbox each day, and I usually try to read one or two of them (sometimes more).  Yesterday, I really enjoyed Jeff Jacoby’s column about Samantha Power, who is President … Continue reading

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Authentic Resurrection Stories?

My church had its final Bible study last night on John’s Gospel: Wisdom from Ephesus, with Michael Card.   In this post, I’ll use as my starting-point one of the questions in our workbook.  After citing John 20:1-9, the workbook … Continue reading

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Ambrose’s Nixon: Ruin and Recovery 7

In this blog post, I’ll highlight two passages from Stephen Ambrose’s Nixon: Ruin and Recovery, 1973-1990.  We’re in the Watergate scandal, and President Richard Nixon’s former counsel, John Dean, has testified before Congress that Nixon engaged in a cover-up and … Continue reading

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Norman Thomas vs. William F. Buckley on Those Liberal Professors!

For my write-up today on W.A. Swanberg’s biography of six-time Socialist candidate for President Norman Thomas, entitled Norman Thomas: The Last Idealist, I will discuss Thomas’ interaction with conservative William F. Buckley’s 1951 book, God and Man at Yale.  It … Continue reading

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