Archive for the ‘History’ Category

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This Glorious Cause

TheDiscipleMD I don’t recall exactly when I understood, or more importantly felt, that I was a part of “this glorious cause”. Perhaps it was when I was a young boy or even as a child. Maybe it was when I was called to serve as a full-time missionary in Argentina at the age of nineteen. […]

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The Body That Lies Beneath

TheDiscipleMD Several years ago former Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, addressed a crowd of nearly 18,000 in a special forum address at BYU’s Marriott Center….Rice started with a caution to those in attendance, and those covering the speech as journalists, saying, “Today’s headlines and history’s judgments are rarely the same.” (BYU Media Relations Jan. 24, […]

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“Truth” As Defined By Man (Is Always Subject to Revision)

TheDiscipleMD.com “When the crew of the Virginia scallop trawler Cinmar hauled a mastodon tusk onto the deck in 1970, another oddity dropped out of the net: a dark, tapered stone blade, nearly eight inches long and still sharp. Forty years later, this rediscovered prehistoric slasher has reopened debate on a radical theory about who the first […]

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Killing Lincoln Leaves A House Revered: A House Reviled

TheDiscipleMD My memory of visiting the William Peterson home is sketchy but the impression still lingers. I was just a young man when I walked up the narrow staircase that led to the “room.”   The “room” was a small bedroom at the top of the stairs. A glass-encased pillow was lying on the small bed. I […]

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