Author: David Beresford

At breakfast in the Bethany Diner last week, I recognized the song playing as background music - it was “Soul Rebel”, by the Wailers. The Diner had tuned to a reggae station and here was music I knew well, having had this record in my...

In 2009 I attended the annual summer Vacation Biblical School in Oxford, England, for three days of lectures on Bible-related themes. It was an opportunity to hear eminent Biblical scholars expound on topics they had studied in detail, and also to meet them informally over...

Americans, being independently minded, are proud of the fact that they dispensed with the government of King George III in 1776. Having freed themselves from the tyranny of “taxation without representation”, early Americans forged a new country out of the old, one based on an...