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Jonathan Aitken
Jonathan Aitken, The American Spectator‘s High Spirits columnist, is most recently author of JohnNewton: From Disgrace to Amazing Grace (Crossway Books). His biographies include Charles W. Colson: A Life Redeemed (Doubleday) and Nixon: A Life, now available in a new paperback edition (Regnery).
by | May 22, 2012

“The Queen—God bless her!” These traditional words of what the English call the loyal toast will reverberate in every corner…

by | Apr 30, 2012

What is going on in Burma? Some observers see the recent political changes in the country as so miraculous that…

by | Mar 28, 2012

Thanks to Meryl Streep and her movie The Iron Lady there is a renewed surge of interest in the life…

by | Feb 20, 2012

Last year, this column and the world celebrated the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible. This year brings the…

by | Dec 13, 2011

“We pride ourselves in punching above our weight here,” said the Australian minister of justice at a recent seminar in…

by | Nov 5, 2011

If you think some praise is due him, Now’s the time to slip it to him, For he cannot read…

by | Oct 19, 2011

The George W. Bush presidency has found its Samuel Pepys. This chronicler is Timothy S. Goeglein, who, by his own…

by | Sep 28, 2011

The movement of the holy spirit is a controversial subject. Among some Pentecostalists, Charismatics, and Evangelists it happens as regularly…

by | Jul 15, 2011

Discussing politics and religion in the United Arab Emirates, arguably the richest and most tolerant country in today’s Middle East,…

by | Jun 8, 2011

The Arab spring is fast becoming a winter of discontent for Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East….

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