Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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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...

Germans in America

In the following excerpt, written on the eve of World War I, we read an earnest description of early German settlers, mostly Lutheran, Reformed and Mennonite. Written in 1916, on the eve of World War I, it was surely...

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