“O Tempora! O Mores Evangelicii!” 9. Believing the propaganda

You will know of Godwin's law, I'm sure, whereby the longer an internet discussion countinues, "the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches 1." So, I'm afraid, the time has come. One of the most gripping if chilling works of history that I've read is one that I find myself returning to a lot these days, despite the fact that it is well over 10 years since I first encountered it (in early research for Wilderness of Mirrors). Sir Ian Kershaw has spent a lifetime researching 20th Century German history and has brought all kinds of profound insights to the anglophone world (including through his mammoth two-volume biography of Hitler).

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Q Marks the Spot 146 (December 2020 Treasure Map)

Before getting into the general treasure, here are a couple of notices. Opportunities for purloining your own treasure as it happens. Inklings and Yarnspinners Yay! I've opened an online 2nd-hand bookshop. Check it out and see what exciting Christmas presents…

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Q Marks the Spot 145 (November 2020 Treasure Map)

Sacred Treasure So timely and helpful: Paul Tripp's 12 principles for Christian leadership. 12 short videos to accompany his new Crossway book. And while we're at it, John Piper has important things to say about the collapse of Mark Driscoll's…

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5&1 Classical Playlists over at the Rabbit Room

In recent weeks, I've started a weekly column over at The Rabbit Room to share tiny corners of the classical music world with other corners of the webbyworld. The idea is to break things down into manageable morsels, with each…

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