Wednesday, August 16, 2017

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While most Americans are familiar with the incarceration of Japanese-Americans during the Second World War, few are familiar with the reaction of various state and local governments against use of the German language in World War One. Ironically, while...

Kippered

When Dr. Merle d’Aubigne, the noted Swiss Reformation historian was staying with the Scottish divine and preacher Thomas Chalmers, he was served a kippered herring for breakfast. He asked his host the meaning of the word “kippered” and was told “kept”...

Bonhoeffer in Harlem

One suspects that there is a time and a place for a book to be written. Such is clearly the case with Eric Metaxas’s “Bonhoeffer, Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy.” It is not so much that Metaxas has given us...

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