Did you know that the Bill of Rights – the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution – weren’t called that until well into the 20thcentury? Paul Moreno reviews a new book on the Constitution at Claremont Review of Books.
What would you say is the greatest treasure of church history? The Book of Kells? St. Peter’s Basilica? Tim Challies went looking, and he found it.
Ours is the Age of Superficiality, writes Benjamin Myers, and poetry might just save us. Anglotopia has a story on a day in the life of Charles Dickens, when he lived at Tavistock House near what is now King’s Cross Station. Kate Williams at BBC has a timeline of Queen Victoria, “the woman who changed the British monarchy.” Richard Chess consider poet Yehuda Amichai at Image Journal.
And just for my wife, the 50thanniversary recording of “Yesterday’s Gone” by Chad & Jeremy, recorded in 2013.
Life and Culture
Some Days are Days You’ll Never Forget – Shawn Smucker.
Art and Photography
The Magnificent Townhouses – Chris Naffziger at St. Louis patina.
The 50thAnniversary of “Yesterday’s Gone” by Chad and Jeremy (2013)
Painting: At the Breakfast Table, oil on canvas by (1863-1935).