Daily Archives: April 25, 2020

On The Villainy Of John C. Calhoun

It is easy to think of John C. Calhoun as a villain.  As is the case with other historical villains that I have discussed here [1], there are a wide variety of facets to the villainy of John C. Calhoun, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Raising The Ruins

Raising The Ruins:  The Fight To Revive The Legacy Of Herbert W. Armstrong, by Stephen Flurry In reading this book I found myself in the strange position of having nice things to say about the Philadelphia Church of God, particularly … Continue reading

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Book Review: Armstrongism

Armstrongism:  Religion…Or Rip Off, by Marion J. McNair This is not a very good book, but it is a bad book in ways that are deeply interesting and worthwhile even if they do not make the book any better.  As … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Inside Story Of The World Tomorrow Broadcast

The Inside Story Of The World Tomorrow Broadcast, by Roderick C. Meredith Published in 1963, this book is a remarkable and at this vantage point somewhat bittersweet look at a religious television show which was once immensely popular and which … Continue reading

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