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Esther–The Bible Project

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Columbus Day — and its Enemies By Charles Lipson

You don’t have a buy a party hat or uncork the champagne. It’s a minor holiday. But Columbus Day is still worth celebrating, and those who attack it are worth rebutting. The focus should not be the navigator himself. He … Continue reading

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The (Still) Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe by Natasha Geiling

It was raining in Baltimore on October 3, 1849, but that didn’t stop Joseph W. Walker, a compositor for the Baltimore Sun, from heading out to Gunner’s Hall, a public house bustling with activity. It was Election Day, and Gunner’s … Continue reading

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Off The Wall: We Decide Who & What Gets Our Attention– Mike Rowe

September 24, 2017 Hey Mike – I know you avoid politics, (thanks!) and I remember your rant on the Colt’s leaving Baltimore. (As a former Brown’s fan, I feel your pain.) But I gotta ask – what’s happening to professional … Continue reading

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Review of The Legacy of Luther

  In their book, The Legacy of Luther, Editors R.C. Sproul and Stephen Nichols examine the life and work of the conflicted German monk who sparked the Reformation. In this new volume published 500 years after the pivotal event in … Continue reading

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Five Reasons to Read More Biographies By Kevin Eikenberry

Mark Twain wrote, “The man who does not read good books is no better than the man who can’t.” Walt Disney said, “There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.” And, more recently, … Continue reading

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What Robert E. Lee Wrote to The Times About Slavery in 1858 By JACEY FORTIN

  General Robert E. Lee in May 1869. Credit Library of Congress One day in January, a few years before the Civil War, Robert E. Lee wrote to The New York Times, seeking a correction. The man who would become … Continue reading

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