The delegates to the Philadelphia Convention of 1787 that drafted the U.S. Constitution had no liking for popular democracy—what the more blunt called “mob rule.” They were reacting against radicals who had taken over the government of Rhode Island and canceled debts.
Books and Culture
The topic of suffering is never far from the lips of theologians or those who take seriously their relationship with their God.
Right beneath the title, the jacket of The Whore’s Child displays a bare black cross; and we soon discover why.
In recent years, several states have passed laws mandating that the Irish Famine of the 1840’s be taught in public schools, alongside Afr