Tag Archive | United States

A Brief History of the American_British Alliance

A Brief History of the American_British Alliance

I’m not a particular fan of Twitter. I guess I don’t like counting characters. One of the things I do like is the incredible array of historical pictures one can find there through your follows. This one below popped up in my feed today. The picture symbolizes (to me anyway) the alliance the US and […]

Give us a King!

It is risky business making comparisons between ancient Israel and the good old USA. As I noted in yesterday’s post the misuse of 2 Chronicles 7:14 is chronic among evangelicals among whom I count myself. But on the other hand making comparisons between people groups such as ancient Israelites and modern Americans isn’t so risky […]

Is Freedom of Religion Compatible with Sharia?

There is an ongoing controversy in New York regarding the building of a mosque close to the 9/11 site. I don’t wish to rehash that here but it did get me thinking as to how Moslem immigrants (and converts to Islam) function within a non-Islamic culture. In other words what are Moslem expectations of the […]

Our First Foreign Entanglement

Students of history will know the US fought a three-year war with the¬†Philippines¬†at the turn of the 20th Century. The war was the result of the Spanish-American War. The US went to the Philippines because the country was under Spain’s rule and the US ended that. The US stayed after the war and kept the […]