World War II ended the Great Depression with one of the great public-private industrial collaborations in the history of man.
The power of the American system of republicanism lies in its capacity to allow religious belief to be a competing, not a controlling, factor in American life.
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.- Sir Pelham Warner
Advertising is selling Twinkies to adults.- Donald R. Vance
The struggle of the male to learn to listen to and respect his own intuitive, inner prompt...- Herb Goldberg
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had don...- Ernst Toller
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While we remain a nation decisively shaped by religious faith, our politics and our culture are, in the main, less influenced by movements and arguments of an explicitly Christian character than they were even five years ago. I think this is a good thing – good for our political culture.
Whether one believes or not, religion is as real a force in the life of the world as economics or politics, and it demands fair-minded attention. Even if you think the entire religious enterprise is at best misguided and at worst counterproductive, it remains vital, inspiring great good and, sometimes, great evil.
|Birth:||20th May, 1969|
|Profession:||Biographer, Editor, Historian, Journalist|
Jon Ellis Meacham was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. He is an American editor, historian, biographer and journalist. He is a contributing writer to The New York Times Book Review, a contributing editor to Time magazine, and a former Editor-in-Chief of Newsweek. He won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography for American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House. He studied at Sewanee: The University of the South. He has written several books include: Franklin and Winston, American Gospel, Beyond Bin Laden, Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power, Thomas Jefferson: President and Philosopher, Destiny and Power, and The Soul of America.
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