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Monthly Archives: September 2013
Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
Here is another of my reflections on Sharon Lebell’s free translation of the Stoic philosoopher, Epictetus, The Art of Living. The quotes below seem to be from pages 56-58 of the print edition. I am reading…
On pages 116-117 of Reinventing Richard Nixon: A Cultural History of an American Obsession, Daniel Frick talks about the book Born on the Fourth of July, a memoir that was written by Vietnam veteran Ron Kovic. The book was later … Continue reading
We had a baptism at church this morning! And, as has happened more than once when my church has had a baptism (see, for example, my post here), I became confused about baptism! Here are two items: 1. The liturgy … Continue reading
On page 69 of Reinventing Richard Nixon: A Cultural History of an American Obsession, Daniel Frick states: “The ‘completely pragmatic’ and ‘cynical’ reactions of the Watergate president do not harmonize with the young man whose Quaker family taught him the … Continue reading
On page 46 of Reinventing Richard Nixon: A Cultural History of an American Obsession, Daniel Frick says the following: “When, in the days before his resignation, Henry Kissinger tried to console Nixon with the thought that history would rank him … Continue reading
For my blog post today about Psalm 127, I will post the Psalm in the King James Version (which is in the public domain), then I will make three comments. A Song of degrees for Solomon. Except the LORD build … Continue reading
My church had some interesting discussions last night at our Bible study. We’re still going through our study on the Gospel of Luke. I’ll use as my starting-point a question on page 35 of the curriculum that we are using, … Continue reading
Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
This post really is somewhat about Epictetus and Stoic philosophy as the book, The Art of Living, presents it. But I will wind around on the way there. When I was a college freshman, I took a…
I started Daniel Frick’s Reinventing Richard Nixon: A Cultural History of an American Obsession. My latest reading was about how Richard Nixon’s story about himself reflected rags-to-riches stories in American culture. There was Benjamin Franklin’s autobiography, in which Benjamin Franklin … Continue reading
I finished Conrad Black’s Richard M. Nixon: A Life in Full. On page 1052, Black says the following about Henry Kissinger’s eulogy to Richard Nixon at Nixon’s 1994 funeral: “At this critical moment, all rivalry between the two men finally … Continue reading