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Hitler and the Nazi Darwinian Worldview

This is a 2012, 2014 book by Jerry Bergman with the subtitle: “How the Nazi eugenic crusade for a superior race caused the greatest holocaust in world history.” Bergman tackles an ongoing issue of how much Hitler and his leaders believed Darwin’s survival of the fittest to the degree that they actually, and practically, pursued […]

Seven Prayers for Our Country

7 Daily Prayers for our Country              We know and believe that God is sovereign and providential in all of His creation. We do not fear the future because we know He is working out His plan for His glory. We also believe our prayers matter and that the omniscient God hears and answers according […]

American Individualism

This is a 1923 book by the 31st President of the United States. Hoover was a champion of individualism as an American ideal. This was written in ’23, six years before he became President and before the Great Depression that plagued his administration and made him a very unpopular President. He writes concerning individualism, “Our […]

America’s Expiration Date

This is a 2020 book by Cal Thomas, a well-known evangelical syndicated columnist. The title expects more than it delivers. Thomas is not setting a date but is interacting with historian Sir John Glubb, a WWI British veteran. In 1976 he wrote, The Fate of Empires and Search for Survival.  “Sir John asserted we refuse to […]

My Grandfather’s Son

This is an autobiography of Justice Clarence Thomas.  It takes his life from birth (1948) to confirmation as Associate Supreme Court Judge.  Thomas grew up poor on the back side of the tracks in the little town of Pinpoint, GA, not far from Savannah.  It was a time of racism and difficulty for black families […]

John Adams on False Accusers

“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 […]

Alexis de Tocqueville

“It must never be forgotten that religion gave birth to Anglo-American society.  In the United States, religion is therefore mingled with all the habits of the nation and all the feelings of patriotism, whence it derives a peculiar force.” Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America, vol. 2, p. 6.

Thankful? Yes!

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 […]