Tagged: History

Keeping Marriage Public

In a nice article in First Things, Michael Fragoso responds to a NYT article which attacked the idea of public marriage by taking on these common anti-marriage claims: Why do people–gay or straight–need the state’s permission to marry? For most of Western history, they didn’t,...

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Remembering the Heroes of D-Day

Today is the 63rd anniversary of the taking of Omaha Beach, the day in which allied forces took back Europe from Hitler.   Today’s Focus on the Family had a nice remembrance by playing the prayer of Roosevelt, and the 40th anniversary speeches of President Reagan. ...

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Bias in Written History

It has often been said, "History is written by the victors," which is to say that, no written history is without the biases of its authors, and may not only leave out important facts, it may spin the facts it does mention towards or away...

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The epitome of a Christian in politics

My political hero is William Wilberforce, who fought for the end of the British slave trade along with abolition of slavery and emancipation of slaves. This past Sunday was recognized as Amazing Grace Sunday marking the 200th anniversary of one of Wilberforces accomplishments.

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