History
Photo by Michael Lavin, Courtesy of Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation (Preservation Virginia)

Jamestown graves a glimpse into early America

History | Archeologists believe one grave contains the remains of the colony's first pastor
by Daniel James Devine
Posted 7/30/15, 07:25 am

The excavation of 400-year-old graves from America’s first permanent English settlement has opened a rare window into the country’s early years. Archaeologists on Tuesday announced their discovery of four skeletons they say belonged to early leaders in Jamestown, Va. One was the colony’s first pastor, and the others a British knight and two military captains.

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Associated Press

One God, one vote

History
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 7/10/15, 10:36 am

It’s two weeks since the Supreme Court rocked American evangelicals by nationalizing same-sex marriage. It’s also 150 years since the greatest inaugural address ever given. Abraham Lincoln at his second inaugural culminated his attempt to find meaning in the Civil War by finally trusting God—and we can learn from his conclusions.

Here’s a key section:

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Krieg Barrie

Past and present

History | Learning from history requires deep humility and attention to our biases
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 7/10/15, 01:00 am

Those who fail to learn from the past are doomed to repeat it, wrote George Santayana. And I say, history would be easier to learn from if we could keep our meddling hands off it.

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