Daily Archives: June 4, 2017

While The Storm Clouds Gather Far Across The Seas

The director of our congregation’s a capella choir [1], whose health has not been particularly good as of late, asked me to introduce the last song our choir as a whole will sing for this year, and possibly ever, and … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Colors Of Courage

The Colors Of Courage:  Gettysburg’s Forgotten History:  Immigrants, Women, And African-Americans In The Civil War’s Defining Battle, by Margaret S. Creighton My own long-standing concern about the way that social histories telling the stories of supposedly subaltern groups notwithstanding, this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hallowed Ground

Hallowed Ground:  A Walk At Gettysburg, by James M. McPherson As a result of reading quite a few books by the author [1], I have come to the understanding that James McPherson writes a great deal of short and topical … Continue reading

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