Daily Archives: June 5, 2018

Able To Be Tempted: Part One

From time to time I comment on the fundamental beliefs of the Church which I attend [1].  The first and most fundamental of those beliefs (#1 of 20) reads as follow:  “We believe in one God, the Father, eternally existing, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ordeal Of Thomas Hutchinson

The Ordeal Of Thomas Hutchinson, by Bernard Bailyn This book won the National Book Award in history, and it is easy to understand why.  Of course, it should be stated at the outset that I am a fan of Bailyn’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: On The Teaching And Writing Of History

On The Teaching & Writing Of History:  Responses To A Series Of Questions, by Bernard Bailyn This pleasant and modest work of about 100 pages contains a series of questions and answers where Bailyn expresses his own thoughts about the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Apologia Of Robert Keayne

The Apologia Of Robert Keayne:  The Self-Portrait Of A Puritan Merchant, edited by Bernard Bailyn One finds Nathanish people in the strangest places.  This particular short book is the very long will one of one Puritan minister named Robert Keayne, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Origins Of American Politics

The Origins Of American Politics, by Bernard Bailyn As someone familiar with the author’s work [1], I must say I enjoyed this book and had a good idea of what to expect from it given that familiarity.  One of Bailyn’s … Continue reading

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