Edmund Clowney writes that there are two attitudes that are "fundamental for Christian living in this present world": "on the one hand, humility towards others; on the other, bold resistance to evil." He adds: "They (these two attitudes) are by no means contradictory, as Jesus showed by his example."
Currently reading A.J. Langguth's Revolutionary War history, Patriots. It's excellent - fast-paced, full of memorable character sketches, and considering the time span it covers, quite clear in laying out the causes and context of the events. Langguth writes memorably about Colonel William Prescott, one of the heroes of the Battle of Bunker Hill. Prescott was clearly... Continue Reading →