Category Archives: History

Hannah More Biography

The website Breakpoint is promoting a recent biography of Hannah More. Her grave is just up the road from where I live.  Breakpoint think she is much forgotten. “You see,” says Eric Metaxas, “Hannah More is one of those people … Continue reading

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Is Martin Luther King’s Dream Still Alive?

I posted on Martin Luther King Day back in January. The 28th of last month was the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King’s now famous speech. The BBC reported that President Obama said that, “”When you are talking about Dr … Continue reading

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Noah’s Flood & Ancient Mythologies

Says J. Warner Wallace, “There are many reasons to trust the Old Testament. It is verified repeatedly by archaeology, filled with fulfilled prophecy and data consistent with modern observations, and was transmitted with the utmost care and precision. Compared to … Continue reading

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It Is ‘Martin Luther King’s Day Today

“More than 40 years ago, on August 28, 1963, a quarter million people gathered in front of the Lincoln Memorial. They marched here for the cause of civil rights. And that day they heard Martin Luther King Jr. deliver his … Continue reading

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Archaeology: The Bible And Samson

“Israeli archaeologists recently discovered a coin dating from the 11th century before Christ. It depicted “a man with long hair fighting a large animal with a feline tail.” Ring any Old Testament bells? The coin was found near the Sorek … Continue reading

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Would Martin Luther King Be Heard Today?

Monday was Martin Luther King Day in the USA. But, would Martin Luther King be heard today? asks Dr. James Emery White. “Because we were created, there is value in each person. There is meaning and purpose to every life. There … Continue reading

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Archaeologist Eilat Mazar & King David

Back in the Spring of this year the BBC presented the controversial programme, ‘The Bible’s Buried Secrets’  featuring the equally controversial Dr. Francesca Stavrakopoulou of Exeter University. Archaelogist, Eilat Mazar, provides a balance and another side of the story: “The Biblical … Continue reading

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The Protestant Reformation began, 31 October 1517

The 31st of October is recognised as ‘Reformation Day’  by some sections of the Christian church and even a national holiday in some areas of Germany. The protests that were publicly nailed to the Wittenberg Cathedral door on October 31 … Continue reading

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