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Review of The Immortal Irishman

  In Timothy Egan’s The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary that Became an American Hero, the author traces the life of Thomas Francis Meagher, who grew up on the Emerald Isle where he and his people suffered at the hands … Continue reading

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A Declaration of Freedom

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Review of In the Garden of Beasts

  In Erik Larson’s, In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin, American Ambassador to Germany, William E. Dodd, assumes his post on the eve of World War II. He and his family have … Continue reading

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Ten Non-Fiction Books I Want to Read This Summer

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Civil War Births Memorial Day By Jocelyn Green

  Memorial Day, as we know it, began as Decoration Day shortly after the end of the Civil War. May 30, 1868, marked the first official national observance, by proclamation of Gen. John A. Logan. But the South refused to … Continue reading

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One Of The North Korean Detainees Handed Pence A Note. What Was Written On It Was Inspirational. By Hank Berrien

On Thursday, Vice President Mike Pence, a devout Christian himself, shared a moving moment that occurred when he met the three American detainees returning from North Korea: one of the men handed him a note on which was written the … Continue reading

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John Wycliffe – Morning Star of the Reformation

(This Perspective is a bit longer and denser than my normal postings. But I trust you’ll find it worthwhile to plow through the entire post.) This year marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Conferences are being held, sermon … Continue reading

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