Monthly Archives: October 2018

Woe To The Scribes And Pharisees: Part One

As is sometimes the case, I would like to take a familiar biblical passage and make it a bit less familiar by discussing aspects of the passage that are not generally known.  Before I begin this process, I would like … Continue reading

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Book Review: Defenders Of The Unborn

Defenders Of The Unborn:  The Pro-Life Movement Before Roe v. Wade, by Daniel K. Williams When I read a book like this, my first question is, what is the author trying to prove?  It is easy enough to see that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gosnell

Gosnell:  The Untold Story Of America’s Most Prolific Serial Killer, by Ann McElhinney and Phelim McAleer Having already seen the movie for this book [1] and having written at least occasionally on abortion before [2], I found this book to … Continue reading

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Today In History: On October 28, 1940, The Greeks Told Mussolini Ochi

Note:  I have to give credit for today’s entry to a friend of mine (and loyal reader) who suggested this idea to me along with an article from Trip Savvy by Detraci Regula that gave some information about Ochi Day. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bad Religion

Bad Religion:  How We Became A Nation Of Heretics, by Ross Douthat This book was hard for me to finish, not because it was a bad book, but because it felt like the author was missing something.  A large part … Continue reading

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Book Review: Privilege

Privilege:  Harvard And The Education Of The Ruling Class, by Ross Gregory Douthat Although I have never studied at Harvard or any other ivy league school, there was a lot I could identify with concerning this book and the author’s … Continue reading

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The Last Enemy That Will Be Destroyed Is Death

In the seventh and final novel of the Harry Potter series, one of the pivotal moments of the plot occurs when Harry Potter and Hermoine Granger go to Godric’s Hollow and find the tomb of Harry’s parents, which has on … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Battle For The Soul Of Capitalism

The Battle For The Soul Of Capitalism, by John C. Bogle Those readers who are not aware of the generally corrupt behaviors of many financiers and business executives [1] may think that this title is a bit overly dramatic.  Those … Continue reading

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Book Review: Enough: True Measures Of Money, Business, And Life

Enough:  True Measures Of Money, Business, And Life, by John C. Bogle The title and general message of this book, by the wise and sometimes insistent John Bogle, is taken from a poem that was written by the late Kurt … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On The Fall Of Adam And Eve

Today, humorously enough, it fell upon me to discuss the fall of Adam & Eve in the Garden of Eden [1] today for the kiddos of the fourth through sixth grades in my local congregation. As is often the case, … Continue reading

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