Daily Archives: March 4, 2017

On The Restrictions Of Kingly Marriage

When we discussed the restrictions on priestly marriage we noted that the restrictions were primarily with regards to the moral character of the woman involved in marrying a priest [1].  There were similar restrictions on marriage for kings, but one … Continue reading

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Things Accomplished This Afternoon While On My Sickbed

It is no great stretch to say that I was not feeling particularly well today.  After having had a head cold since Tuesday, today was definitely well into fierce headaches and teary eyes and everything of that nature.  Let us … Continue reading

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Album Review: Broken Bracelet

Broken Bracelet, by Michelle Branch When I thought to write about the whole Michelle Branch [1] discography (not as massive a challenge as one would expect), I wanted to begin with her independent solo album.  Given the fact that no … Continue reading

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Book Review: Abraham Lincoln: Great American Historians On Our Sixteenth President

Abraham Lincoln:  Great American Historians On Our Sixteenth President:  A C-Span Book, edited by Brian Lamb and Susan Swain Before you read this book, you should be aware that this is not a book about Abraham Lincoln by historians, not … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lincoln For President

Lincoln For President:  An Unlikely Candidate, An Audacious Strategy, And the Victory No One Saw Coming, by Bruce Chadwick As someone who has read many books about Abraham Lincoln [1], I am always intrigued when someone tries to find something … Continue reading

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