Why I Don’t Write About Faith Anymore

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     On October 31, 1517, a German theologian Martin Luther nailed the 95 Theses to the door of the Wittenburg Church.  His act of defiance to the Pope and his practice of selling indulgences is one of the key moments, which set off the Protestant Reformation.  This date has special significance for me because it was reading Luther’s writings in

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Theodore Roosevelt Wins 6 States in 1912

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     After Theodore Roosevelt won reelection in his own right during November 1904, TR impetuously announced he would not run for another term.  His inner circle, particularly his wife Edith, would think the decision a mistake.  However, once Theodore Roosevelt made a pronouncement, he intended to keep his word.      Roosevelt picked his Secretary of War and former

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Martin Luther and Reformation Day

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     On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther performed one of the most courageous acts of a church man in the Sixteenth Century.  He nailed a protest, his 95 theses, to the door of the Wittenberg Church.  His act directly challenged Papal authority and the practices of indulgences.  Historically, it is often seen as the beginning of the Protestant Reformation.

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