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Michael J. Knowles is an American conservative political commentator, podcaster, actor, and author.
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The Book of Revelation Made Clear
A Down-to-Earth Guide to Understanding the Most Mysterious Book of the Bible
Tim LaHaye - Jul 15, 2014
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The Bible’s final book, Revelation, can seem intimidating or downright impossible to comprehend, but this guided tour by Bible scholar Tim LaHaye and renowned puzzle master Timothy E. Parker makes it easily understandable.Filled with complex imagery, vivid depictions of violence, and challenging spiritual references, Revelation is often set aside b...
Michael J. Knowles
Dec 18, 2020
@realtruthcactus It can be quite confusing. The 1962 Missal offers helpful notes on the scriptural basis for many "smells and bells" aspects of the Mass. It may even be said that the Book of Revelation offers the most mystical and comprehensive guide to the liturgy.      source
By Man Shall His Blood Be Shed
A Catholic Defense of Capital Punishment
Edward Feser - May 29, 2017
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The Catholic Church has in recent decades been associated with political efforts to eliminate the death penalty. It was not always so. This timely work reviews and explains the Catholic Tradition regarding the death penalty, demonstrating that it is not inherently evil and that it can be reserved as a just form of punishment in certain cases. Drawi...
Michael J. Knowles
Dec 11, 2020
Saints Paul, Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, et al. managed to do it. Here's a good book on the topic:      source
The Decameron
Giovanni Boccaccio - Apr 29, 2003 (first published in 1351)
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The Decameron (c.1351) is an entertaining series of one hundred stories written in the wake of the Black Death. The stories are told in a country villa outside the city of Florence by ten young noble men and women who are seeking to escape the ravages of the plague. Boccaccio's skill as a dramatist is masterfully displayed in these vivid portraits ...
Michael J. Knowles
Mar 12, 2020
If you're looking for the perfect quarantine read, there's no better book than that classic and hilarious work of plague literature, Boccaccio's Decameron.      source
The Virtue of Nationalism
Yoram Hazony - Sep 04, 2018
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A leading conservative thinker argues that a nationalist order is the only realistic safeguard of liberty in the world today Nationalism is the issue of our age. From Donald Trump's "America First" politics to Brexit to the rise of the right in Europe, events have forced a crucial debate: Should we fight for international government? Or should the ...
Michael J. Knowles
Sep 12, 2018
You should read the book and find out why your analysis is so mistaken:      source