Archive for the ‘History’ Category

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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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Stay Seated!

TheDiscipleMD The Baltimore Washington Area has a rich history of professional sports. It also has a history of breaking fans’ hearts when owners have decided to leave town with our teams. The Colts were taken from us and, two times, the Senators left town for greener pastures. My teenage brother and some of his friends […]

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My Dinner Conversation With Peter The Apostle

TheDiscipleMD A number of years ago I was asked by a business associate what historical figure I would most like to dine with. I was given no parameters so I said the obvious, “Jesus Christ.” “Ahh, that’s too common of an answer,” he retorted. So I reflected a little bit more and then I said, […]

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