Daily Archives: November 19, 2010

On Finding the Right Fit

As I promised I would in my introduction to this blog, I thought I would introduce you, the reader, on some of the goings on of a would-be historian such as myself.  Today I would like to talk about the … Continue reading

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Divine Providence in the Story of Naaman the Syrian

Introduction The story of Naaman the Syrian is one of the most striking examples within the scriptures of divine providence working to bring salvation to a Gentile, an enemy of Israel during the period of the divided kingdom. Though the … Continue reading

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Contested Legitimacy In Lope de Vega’s Fuente Ovejuna

Introduction Lope de Vega’s classic play Fuente Ovejuna ends in a glorious reconciliation between rulers and their subjects, as a town magistrate, King Ferdinand, and a peasant close the three act drama as follows: Esteban: Your Majesty, we wish To … Continue reading

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