Monthly Archives: July 2020

Book Write-Up: The Gravediggers, by Phyllis Schlafly

Phyllis Schlafly and Chester Ward. The Gravediggers. Pere Marquette, 1964. This book was published in 1964, the year of conservative Republican Barry Goldwater’s campaign for the Presidency. Phyllis Schlafly considered it to be a companion to her landmark A Choice … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Romans 2-3

My church’s Bible study went through Romans 2-3 this morning. A. Claudius Caesar expelled the Jews, including Jewish Christians, from Rome in 49 CE. The house churches in Rome were now composed wholly of Gentiles and were Gentile in flavor. … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Pornography’s Victims (Phyllis Schlafly)

Phyllis Schlafly, ed. Pornography’s Victims. Crossway, 1987. In 1985-1986, Ronald Reagan’s Attorney General, Edwin Meese, conducted proceedings on the issue of pornography. This book is an edited volume of the testimony that was given at those proceedings. In sharing those … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Romans 1-2 and Hope

A. At church, we continued our series on Romans. The pastor talked about Romans 1-2. Paul in Romans 1-3 demonstrates that humans have nothing in their hands to offer to God and thus need Christ as their savior. Gentiles believe … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Not Ashamed, Shalom Is Positive (and Thus Negative), the Sower’s Seed

Some items from church last Sunday: A. We started a class on Romans. In Romans 1:16, Paul states that he is not ashamed of the Gospel. Most Christians interpret that to mean that Christians should go out into the world … Continue reading

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Media Distortions on “Vehicle Attacks” at Protests

While leftist extremists continue to violently tear down everything they can get their dirty mitts on throughout the nation, their enablers in the mainstream press are warning us about yet another looming wave of white-supremacist far-right violence that, as usual, … Continue reading

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Review: Wait With Me — Bob on Books

Wait With Me, Jason Gaboury. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press/Formatio, 2020. Summary: Proposes that the experience of loneliness is an invitation to grow in our friendship with God. “To be human is to be lonely.” These words, spoken by Friar Ugo, … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Phyllis Schlafly’s Favorite Speeches

Phyllis Schlafly. Phyllis Schlafly Speaks, Volume 1: Her Favorite Speeches. Ed. Ed Martin. Skellig America, 2016. This book is a compilation of Phyllis Schlafly’s favorite speeches that she gave. She selected them for this book shortly before her death. A.  … Continue reading

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Booknotes: Puritans, Brown on LGBTQ Movement, Laura Ingraham

Here are some booknotes: A. William Haller. The Rise of Puritanism. Harper, 1957. Haller talks about the Puritans in seventeenth century England. Some of what Haller said was unsurprising. TULIP, for one. The Puritans believed in predestination and earnestly sought … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Mindszenty the Man, The Conservative Case for Trump (Phyllis Schlafly)

Mindszenty the Man by Joseph Vecsey as Told to Phyllis Schlafly. Cardinal Mindszenty Foundation, 1972. Phyllis Schlafly, Ed Martin, and Brett M. Decker. The Conservative Case for Trump. Regnery, 2016. A. Mindszenty the Man was written in 1972. During the … Continue reading

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