Helpful Link: David Barton, Civil Religion, and Patriotic Idolatry

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Review: The Power Broker, by Robert Caro

Review: The Power Broker, by Robert Caro

The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York by Robert A. Caro My rating: 5 of 5 stars Robert Caro is fascinated by power. He has given his life to exploring how it is gained and kept. And in Robert Moses, the subject of this epic book, power looks like the...

Why My Church Has Closed

Why My Church Has Closed

I am an extremely minor public figure, sort of semi-public. Sort of like the Richard Dean Anderson of redheaded Christian YouTubers. The guy you sort of think maybe you’ve heard of, but you can’t place him. So I need to make a small semi-public statement about the...

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  1. Todd Jones

    Mark, it does seem that this is a worldview issue. Why is America great, anyway? Can anyone answer that “objectively”?

    It seems to me that a large percentage of the country has believed American exceptionalism for a long time, and that’s why Eisenhower and Reagan both wanted to use it.

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  2. Deborah

    Just read the article and following comments. I often find myself wishing Americans were more widely (thoroughly?) read when it comes to history (ours or the world’s) — instead of taking catchy one-liners out of context (no matter which side of the discussion they’re on). But maybe that’s just an impression? Maybe I’ve been meeting the “wrong” Americans?

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  3. Jay Perkins

    Good article 🙂

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