Daily Archives: February 5, 2018

The Point Of A Mind, Like A Mouth, Is To Close On Something

Yesterday I went to Salem, and I had a generally enjoyable time even if I ended up with a great deal to think about and ponder over as is generally the case when I venture out into public.  One of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Last Crusaders

The Last Crusaders:  The Hundred Year Battle For The Center Of The World, by Barnaby Rogerson Although the author does not make any claims to be a scholar, I have found him to be a very worthwhile guide to history … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Heirs Of Muhammad

The Heirs Of Muhammad:  Islam’s First Century And The Origins Of The Sunni-Shia Split, by Barnaby Rogerson Although the author does not consider himself a scholar and he uses some terminology that scholars would frown at relating to Islam and … Continue reading

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