Monday, March 27, 2017

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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...

Requiem for the Mass

The following is excerpted from William Boekestein’s forthcoming Shepherd Warrior, the story of Zwingi in Zurich, written for young readers. Boekestein puts us in the presence of the players on the stage.  The events are real enough, although the...

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