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1 Samuel 25: A Case Study Of David Being A Man After God’s Own Heart

Acts 13:22 gives a familiar picture David as a man after God’s own heart:  “And when He had removed him, He raised up for them David as king, to whom also He gave testimony and said, ‘I have found David the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Principles Of International Politics

Principles Of International Politics, by Bruce Bueno de Mesquita As someone who enjoys reading about matters of international relations [1], this is the sort of book I would likely enjoy more than many people.  I was not surprised that this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Global Trends & Global Governance

Global Trends & Global Governance, edited by Paul Kennedy, Dirk Messner, and ranz Nuscheler As someone who had read a lot of material relating to appeals to globalism [1], far more than it is reasonable to expect anyone to read, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Introduction To World Peace Through World Law

Introduction To World Peace Through World Law, by Grenville Clark and Louis Sohn Reading books of this kind with their appeals to global peace and harmony always carry with them a strong degree of unreality [1].  This book does so … Continue reading

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On The Restrictions Of Kingly Marriage

When we discussed the restrictions on priestly marriage we noted that the restrictions were primarily with regards to the moral character of the woman involved in marrying a priest [1].  There were similar restrictions on marriage for kings, but one … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Idea And Practice Of World Government

The Idea And Practice Of World Government, by Gerard J. Mangone It should at least be said of this book that the author, who appears to be a frighteningly committed globalist, is fully aware of the difficulties of achieving a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rommel As Military Commander

Rommel As Military Commander, by Ronald Lewin Clearly, this is a book written for someone like me.  Before I properly review this book, I feel it necessary to point out that I am the exact audience of a book like … Continue reading

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Non-Book Review: China’s Quest For Great Power

China’s Quest For Great Power:  Ships, Oil, And Foreign Policy, by Bernard D. Cole As someone who likes to read about and think about matters of geopolitics and the tension between China and the United States over matters of economic … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Iroquois Diplomacy On The Early American Frontier

Iroquois Diplomacy On The Early American Frontier, by Timothy J. Shannon, narrated by George K. Wilson The author of this book seems to assume that his listening audience will be entirely unfamiliar with the complexities of Iroquois diplomacy or with … Continue reading

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Non-Book Review: Rome Spreads Her Wings

Rome Spreads Her Wings:  Territorial Expansion Between The Punic Wars, by Gareth C. Sampson When I had the chance to request another new book from De Re Militari after finishing the disappointing repackaging from Thucydides that I last read, I … Continue reading

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