Review: Church of Cowards

Our self-righteousness is in dire need of a wake-up call, and that is what this book is for. It is an insightful "wake-up call to complacent Christians," convicting us to acknowledge and wrestle with what we actually believe and what we are called to believe and live out.

Dependence on Independence Day

John Adams to his wife Abigail. But the Day is past. The Second Day of July 1776, will be the most memorable Epocha, in the History of America.—I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated, by succeeding Generations, as the great anniversary Festival. It ought to be commemorated, as the Day of Deliverance …

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Review: The 5000 Year Leap

Author: Cleon Skousen Publisher: National Center for Constitutional Studies For a book that has incurred quite a bit of hostility and derision, The 5000 Year Leap by Cleon Skousen is discerning, non-aggressive, simple, and direct in its explanation of the Founders' ideas for forming the United States. Skousen's book is divided into what might be called three …

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Eating Our Own “Of Cannibals”

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company Author: Michel De Montaigne I was encouraged some years back to read a piece by Michel De Montaigne called "Of Cannibals." I was under the impression that is was something like "A Modest Proposal," which is possibly my favorite piece of satire. While I would not call this satire, …

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