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Abraham's Faith

"Martin Luther taught the story of Abraham and Isaac this Way:"

Abraham was told by God that he must sacrifice the son of his old age by a miracle, ...


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Delayed Recognition

On a plaque marking Abraham Lincoln's birthplace near Hodgenville, Kentucky, is recorded this scrap of conversation:

"Any news down t' the ...


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Pity for the Legends

Around a man who has been pushed into the limelight, a legend begins to grow as it does around a dead man. But a dead man is in no danger of yielding ...


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Martin Luther's Primary Concerns

When Luther became a priest and celebrated his first Mass, in 1507, he trembled so much he nearly dropped the bread and cup. He became so terrified of ...


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Jesus Tied for Fourth

Some years ago, the distinguished publishing house of Grosset & Dunlap brought together a panel of 28 educators and historians and asked them to select ...


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