There are many trends in media it is impossible not to despise. Body shaming, talent shows for people whose main ‘talent’ is a form of tragic neediness, trolling, clickbait, the relentless atomic smashing of culture into ever smaller and more mindless quantum particles, and I speak only of this month’s outrages. 1,162 more words
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Matthew 5:33-37 (NIV) “Again, you have heard that it was said to the people long ago, ‘Do not break your oath, but keep the oaths you have made to the Lord.’ But I tell you, Do not swear at all: either by heaven, for it is God’s throne; or by the earth, for it is his footstool; or by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the Great King. 522 more words
My article on the above is now available online on the Historical Journal website.
In other news, Dr Alex Craven is producing a transcription of the City of London returns which will be integrated into the London Metropolitan Archives’ catalogue, helping users research early eighteenth-century Londoners. 27 more words