Monthly Archives: June 2013

Daniel 9:24-27, and the Hardest Passage in Lee Harmon’s Book

In my blog post today on Lee Harmon’s Revelation: The Way It Happened, I’ll be talking about the most difficult passage in Lee’s book.  I’ll use as my starting-point Daniel 9:24-27.  That passage says the following (according to the King … Continue reading

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Ambrose’s Nixon: Ruin and Recovery 19

For my blog post today about Nixon: Ruin and Recovery, 1973-1990, I’ll use as my starting-point some things that Stephen Ambrose says on pages 574-575. “Bu 1990 [Nixon] had successfully created an impression that the only thing he and his … Continue reading

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Lee Harmon on the Two Witnesses

In my post today about Lee Harmon’s Revelation: The Way It Happened, I’ll be talking about Lee’s discussion about the two witnesses of Revelation 11.  Who are the two witnesses?  In Revelation 11:3-13, we read the following about them (and … Continue reading

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Ambrose’s Nixon: Ruin and Recovery 18

For my blog post today on Nixon: Ruin and Recovery, 1973-1990, I’ll quote something that Stephen Ambrose says on page 532.  The topic is the famous world leaders Nixon knew. “Sometimes, these men said things to Nixon they never said … Continue reading

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Josephus on Signs; Giants from the Abyss

I started Lee Harmon’s Revelation: The Way It Happened.  Some months ago, I read and blogged through the sequel to this book: Lee Harmon’s John’s Gospel: The Way It Happened.  See here for my posts on that.  And see here … Continue reading

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Ambrose’s Nixon: Ruin and Recovery 17

For my blog post today about Nixon: Ruin and Recovery, 1973-1990, I’ll quote something that Stephen Ambrose says on page 509.  The context is David Frost’s 1977 interview of Richard Nixon.  Frost is reading to Nixon statements that Nixon made … Continue reading

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Concluding Norman Thomas: The Last Idealist

I finished W.A. Swanberg’s Norman Thomas: The Last Idealist, which is about six-time Socialist Presidential candidate Norman Thomas. Swanberg closes the book with Thomas’ death in 1968.  Swanberg says that Thomas appealed to people’s better angels and got some results, … Continue reading

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