Category Archives: History

Review of The Jersey Brothers

    In her stunning memoir, The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer and His Family’s Quest to Bring Him Home, Sally Mott Freeman tells the story of three brothers and their courageous service for the United States in the … Continue reading

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Review of Amy Carmichael: Beauty for Ashes

            In his book, Amy Carmichael: Beauty for Ashes, Iain Murray tells the inspiring story of the young woman who went to the mission field and never came home. Amy Carmichael felt the call of God on her life at … Continue reading

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Review of Four Princes

  In his book, Four Princes, Henry VIII, Francis I, Charles V, and Suleiman the Magnificent and the Obsessions that Forged Modern Europe, John Julius Norwich gives an enlightening overview of the main power brokers who shaped the sixteenth century … Continue reading

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Mueller Investigation Was Driven by Pious Hypocrisy By Victor Davis Hanson

  Special counsel Robert Mueller’s two-year, $30 million, 448-page report did not find collusion between Donald Trump and Russia. Despite compiling private allegations of loud and obnoxious Trump behavior, Mueller also concluded that there was not any actionable case of … Continue reading

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Tiny First Temple find could be first proof of aide to biblical King Josiah By Amanda Borschel-Dan

The ‘Natan-Melech/Eved Hamelech’ bulla found in the City of David. (Eliyahu Yanai, City of David) The ‘Ikkar Ben Matanyahu’ seal found in the City of David. (Eliyahu Yanai, City of David) Givati Parking Lot Excavations in the City of David. … Continue reading

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Socialism’s Bloody History Shows Millennials Should Think Twice Before Supporting It By Stella Morabito

Nikolai Bukharin was executed by shooting in Moscow on March 15, 1938. He had been revered as a giant of the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia, as one who even worked side by side with Vladimir Lenin himself. Alas, Bukharin’s Marxist chickens had … Continue reading

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Twelve Rules for the Bookish Life by Doug Sikkema

(Of course, the bookish life needs no rules.)   With gratitude for half a decade of service alongside the Comment team, and in particular for the mentorship and friendship of Brian Dijkema and Jamie Smith, two of the most bookish … Continue reading

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