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Top Posts & Pages
- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
- Why Did Jesus Tell Mary, "Mine Hour Is Not Yet Come" (John 2:4)?
- Genesis 4:13: Did Cain Repent?
- Is Dale Carnegie Biblical?; Compromise for God; Pagan Roots; Callimachus; Priests and Allegory; Israelite Welfare System; Lois Wilson
- Chapters 19, 21-23 of The Stand
- Bart Ehrman on Luke 3:22 and Anti-Adoptionism
- Book Write-Up: A Commentary on 1&2 Chronicles, by Eugene H. Merrill
- Women and Cultic Purity
- Universalism (or a Second Chance) in Revelation?
- Victor French and Ned Beatty on the Waltons
- Church Write-Up: Romans 8:14-30 and Forgiveness
- Book Write-Up: Suicide of a Superpower, State of Emergency, Day of Reckoning (Patrick J. Buchanan)
- The Insulted Soldiers Hoax
- Book Write-Ups: Libido Dominandi, The Jewish Revolutionary Spirit (E. Michael Jones)
- Romans 7-8 and Review of Discerning Ethics
- Book Write-Up: Churchill, Hitler, and the Unnecessary War, by Patrick J. Buchanan
- Church Write-Up: Baptism and Love
- Book Write-Up: Republican Women, Divided We Stand
- Church Write-Up about Romans 5-6, Tension, and Witnessing, and Book Write-Up about the IVP Reformation Commentary on Joshua, Judges, and Ruth
- Book Write-Ups: Strike from Space, Ambush at Vladivostok (Phyllis Schlafly)
Category Archives: Roots
Kathleen Fuller. A Love Made New. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2016. See here to buy the book. A Love Made New is the third book of the “Amish of Birch Creek” series. I did not read the first book of the … Continue reading
I started Andrew Hacker’s Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal. I have the 1995 version, which includes reflections about the O.J. Simpson verdict. An African-American friend a long time ago recommended this book to me to show me … Continue reading
In my latest reading of Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance, Barack Obama relates the story that his Granny in Kenya told him about his paternal grandfather and his father. On pages 429-430, Obama narrates: “When … Continue reading
I have two items for this post: 1. Andy Griffith has passed away. I enjoyed watching Andy Griffith on The Andy Griffith Show, Matlock, Roots: The Next Generation, Face in the Crowd, the commercials supporting Obamacare, etc. You can read … Continue reading
For the last two days of Black History Month, I was planning to blog about the chapter on civil rights in Joan Hoff’s Nixon Reconsidered. But I changed my mind on that, for a variety of reasons. For one, the … Continue reading
Some bloggers I know have been listing their top posts for 2011, or their favorite posts from other blogs. I’ll be doing something like that in this post. My Blog On my blog, my focus this year was largely on … Continue reading
I’m continuing my way through Jacquelyn Grant’s White Women’s Christ and Black Women’s Jesus. In my reading today, Dr. Grant talks about how white women participated in the struggle for the rights of African-Americans, one reason (among others) being that … Continue reading
In Booker T. Washington’s Up from Slavery, I read chapter 10, “A Harder Task Than Making Bricks Without Straw.” Three points stood out to me in today’s reading: 1. Washington said that he had the students of Tuskegee build the … Continue reading
In Booker T. Washington’s Up from Slavery, I read Chapter 2, “Boyhood Days.” Chapter 2 goes into an issue that we encountered in our discussion of Chapter 1: ancestry. There are many African-Americans who feel a sense of loss about … Continue reading