Daily Archives: January 28, 2020

Buzkashi

From time to time it is worth pondering the purposes of rules.  A few months ago I listened to an audiobook from an Afghan-American who sought to educate fellow Americans on the traumatic last couple of centuries of Afghan history, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Puritan Way Of Death

The Puritan Way Of Death:  A Study In Religion, Culture, And Social Change, by David E. Stannard As someone who has written an essay on aspects of the Puritan way of death [1], and someone who tends to reflect often … Continue reading

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Book Review: Puritanism: A Very Short Introduction

Puritanism:  A Very Short Introduction, by Francis J. Bremer Although the quality of this series is wildly uneven [1], in general I am fond of reading these very short introductions of various subjects because the extreme brevity of the text … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pilgrims And Puritans: 1620-1676

Pilgrims & Puritans:  1620-1676 (The Drama Of American History #2), by Christopher Collier & James Lincoln Collier Despite the relatively small numbers of people who were involved in the Pilgrim (hundreds) and Puritan (tens of thousands) migrations to New England … Continue reading

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