Daily Archives: June 29, 2020

Bear Fruits Worthy Of Repentance

Luke 3:7-17 gives us a rather sound look at the advice given by John the Baptist to the crowds, reading:  “Then he said to the multitudes that came out to be baptized by him, “Brood of vipers! Who warned you … Continue reading

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Book Review: Crisis Of Fear

Crisis Of Fear:  Secession In South Carolina, by Steven A. Channing It is not an easy thing to ponder the reasons why it was that South Carolina chose to rebel against the United States without being either sympathetic to the … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Critical Study Of Nullification In South Carolina

A Critical Study Of Nullification In South Carolina, by David Franklin Houston This book is an interesting one in that it provides a scholarly and deeply historical look at the reasons why South Carolina became such a noted state in … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Disquisition On Government And Selections From The Discourse

A Disquisition On Government And Selections From The Discourse, by John C. Calhoun It may be argued that the political writing of John C. Calhoun [1] is a classic example of rigorous reasoning drawn from faulty premises, but there is … Continue reading

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