I was delighted to find this 1918 edition on a lonely flea market shelf for just a couple bucks. I know you have to have a reason to read these kinds of books but I happened to have one. I was “delighted” because I have found more detailed and specific information than I have in many newer books. Even the artists rendering of timelines and charts were better. The book was written as a text by Cheney who was professor of European History at the University of Pennsylvania. The fruits of this and other such material benefits our “Discovering Baptist History” tours which we take each year, especially the years from the Reformation through Charles Spurgeon.
John Adams on False AccusersSeptember 17, 2018
“We find in the rules laid down by the greatest English judges, who have been the brightest of mankind: We are to look upon it as more beneficial that many guilty persons should escape unpunished than one innocent should suffer. The reason is, because it is of more importance to the community that innocence should […]
Thankful? Yes!November 1, 2017
It is a strange time in which to be living—in these last days. The Christian has known that such a time would come, but talking about it or predicting it and living it are different things. I know the coming of the Lord may be years away (or it may be momentary) but the Scripture […]
The Christian in an Election YearFebruary 27, 2016
Election year comes every four years, like it or not. I don’t necessarily, even though I watch more cable news and read online news than in any other year. When we could be anticipating March Madness and the NCAA tournament, we are more embroiled in Super Tuesday and March Sadness. It saddens me because the […]