Category Archives: Amsterdam50

Amsterdam: A History of the World’s Most Liberal City

I recently finished Russell Shorto’s book Amsterdam: A History of the World’s Most Liberal City. It was recommended to me by my friend Claire, and I’m thankful to her for the tip. I appreciated the book for its subject matter, … Continue reading

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The Old Man and the Sea, and the Marathon, and the Church-Plant

I know I’m 64 years late to the party, but I just recently completed my first reading of Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea — and wow! What a book! I felt like it was particularly enjoyable and … Continue reading

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My Reflections on My American Missionary Presence in Amsterdam

Last week, I posted a three-part series featuring text from an essay entitled “Reflections on the American Missionary Presence in Western Europe,” by Dr. Arthur F. Glasser. The words were published nearly thirty years ago, and I only stumbled across … Continue reading

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