Martin Luther

The history of today | Modern Eloquence

Below is something I wrote almost ten years ago–an unfinished draft of an article for my local weekly newspaper. Never got it quite right, but it’s got a nice description of the old book, Modern Eloquence, and for those unfamiliar with how MLKjr wound up being named MLKjr, some interesting tidbits of actual “modern” history. …

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A Greater Love for the Christmas Season

Commenting on @wellsprynge’s Vatican II post, I was reminded that I have a book, Great Sermons on the Birth of Christ by Celebrated Preachers (Smith, ed., 1963) which includes a Christmas Day sermon by Luther. Quite interesting but too long to post. (But if someone wants to ead it, I can scan as a pdf …

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