• History •
January 11, 2008
The twentieth century has rightly been described as the century of “mega-death” — death on a scale unprecedented in human history. The century was also an era of “mega-murderers,” with tyrants such as Lenin, Stalin, Hitler, and Pol Pot perfecting the machinery of death. Tyrants in the past may have had similar visions of massive murder, but the machinery of modernity made death on this scale possible in the last century.
December 31, 2007
December 17, 2007
From headline-grabbing scandals to denominational schisms, this year has seen a list of stories in American religious life that have significant implications for the evangelical local church. On today’s program, Mark Dever, Ligon Duncan, and C.J. Mahaney join Dr. Mohler for a helpful retrospective conversation.
September 24, 2007
September 20, 2007
John Vincent takes no prisoners when it comes to battles over history. Professor of History at the University of Bristol, Vincent is also a former fellow of Peterhouse at Cambridge University. He is certainly no stranger to controversy, and he recognizes that the integrity of history as an academic discipline is endangered by the postmodern worldview.
September 7, 2007
World War II continues to fascinate, and for good reason. That global cataclysm reshaped the world and its effects are still unfolding in parts of the globe. Furthermore, new stories continue to unfold, even as archives are opened in both the United States and Europe. One of these stories comes from Gregory Freeman’s new book,…
September 6, 2007
World War II continues to fascinate, and for good reason. That global cataclysm reshaped the world and its effects are still unfolding in parts of the globe. Furthermore, new stories continue to unfold, even as archives are opened in both the United States and Europe.
August 14, 2007
The concept of orthodoxy requires the concept of heresy. If we are warned by the Apostle Paul to “follow the pattern of sound words” [2 Timothy 1:13], there must be a pattern of unsound words that we are to avoid. The very concept of truth requires the concept of error.
June 5, 2007
It was forty years ago today that Israel and its surrounding Arab neighbors became engaged in what has come to be known as the Six-Day War. The results of the conflict have had a massive impact on contemporary political and social life in the Middle East, but commentators and pundits are divided in their analysis…
May 17, 2007
Bernard Lewis, professor emeritus at Princeton University, is one of today’s most influential experts on the Middle East. In the May 16, 2007 edition of The Wall Street Journal, Professor Lewis explains that the Islamic Jihadists and the West read history very differently.
March 1, 2007
Historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., one of the most influential interpreters of American history, died yesterday in New York City at age 89. His death, coming in the first decade of the twenty-first century, serves as a reminder of the tumultuous events of the century past. Few observers were in a better position to witness those events.