This short play, based on Acts 12:1-19, can be used by churches in their services. Permission granted! Free! Just let me know how it goes.
An indenture was a simply a contract. There was nothing automatically oppressive about it, unless people abused its terms. Here are stories of success and kindness. Real people, real lives, real places. This post updates the one at American Thinker.
Dateline: Virginia, 20 February 1745: The Executive of the Virginia Colony delivers a speech to support George II over the so-called Young Pretender, Bonnie Prince Charles. The title of this post is taken from words in the speech.
He is open to criticism—and has of late on social media. But he wasn’t all bad—not worse than you or I, especially when we live in the background. But he stepped boldly into the foreground and fought for what he believed in, in dangerous times.
We need to be reminded of the great things we have achieved, so we can stop hanging our heads.
Dateline: Virginia, 16 October 1629: After the massacre of 1622, it looks like the General Assembly (in this specific meeting) decides not to hold back against the Natives. Plus, how does one pay for the daily business of governing? Several names appear in this post for research purposes.
Some call it the Postmodern Age. Others: The Age of Prosperity. Whatever the labels, this post covers history from 1945 to early 1989, at the end of the Reagan administration. Lots of information here.
This post goes from 1945 to the 1990s and puts people in their historical and cultural contexts with little comment. At the end, however, is a conclusion section that asks the Western world what is it about.
Some call it the Age of Anxiety or Zenith of Modernism. Or it could be called the Beginning of the People’s Century. This post covers history, philosophy and religion, literature, art and architecture and goes from WWI through WWII.
Some call it the Age of Anxiety or Zenith of Modernism. Others call it the Beginnings of the People’s Century, when regular people got more political power. This post covers history, philosophy and religion, literature, art and architecture and goes from WWI to WWII