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February 7, 2016
Mere Christianity, the seminal work in Christian literature by C.S. Lewis, can trace its history back to February 7, 1941.
January 12, 2016
There are plenty of stories from my childhood that I appreciate even more now that I’m older. One such story is The Last Battle by C.S. Lewis, the final book in The Chronicles of Narnia.
June 6, 2014
A coalition of liberal religious groups has authored a letter to U.S. lawmakers expressing concerns about a renewed initiative to add a prayer by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to the World War II Memorial on the National Mall in the nation’s capital.
June 6, 2014
70 years ago today, American G.I.s stormed the beaches of Normandy and the liberation of France began. As they fought, a nation prayed.
May 28, 2014
As the 70th anniversary of D-Day approaches, Congress has proposed the addition of a plaque commemorating FDR’s iconic D-Day prayer to the National World War II Memorial. However, groups such as the UMC’s General Board of Church & Society and the ACLU have come out in opposition to the bill.
August 9, 2013
With every receding year, there’s only one bad guy in the Pacific war.
This week marks the anniversaries of the atomic strikes on Hiroshima and Nagasaki that ended World War II. The strikes killed 150-250,000, and the war killed 50-60 million, about a third of whom were killed by imperialist Japan’s aggression in the Pacific. A recent news release from the World Council of Churches urged: “No more Hiroshimas. No more Nagasakis.”
June 6, 2013
Episcopalians for Traditional Faith has a wonderful email today about the 1928 Episcopal Book of Common Prayer’s influence on President Franklin Roosevelt’s famous June 6, 1944 D-Day prayer, which he delivered on national radio…
December 7, 2012
Today is the 71st anniversary of Pearl Harbor. Seems like not too long ago when there were still lots of people around who personally recalled that day as unequaled in their memory. My grandmother…
September 14, 2012
By Mark Tooley Seventieth anniversary celebrations of various World War II anniversaries continue to slip by in what is maybe the last time that large numbers of veterans from that conflict will be able…
May 4, 2012
By Mark Tooley The United Methodist General Conference often operates under one sided rules of an odd form of hyper political correctness. During the May 2 debate of Israeli settlements and anti-Israel divestment, the…