I am back in southern California for a few days after a trip to Jackson, Mississippi, Washington, DC, and Chicago, Illinois. Mississippi was very interesting:  my friend Sam arranged for me to speak at Mississippi College, to a group of faculty and friends.  People were eager to hear about Stanton, and my ideas about why…

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We had a wonderful book launch party on the evening of August 8, 2017, at Lido Village Books.  Most of the folks were friends from St. James the Great, and I talked about Stanton and his faith, with some long quotes from the book, such as his praise to God Almighty when the news arrived…

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Harold Holzer reviewed the Stanton book for the Wall Street Journal yesterday.  It is a long, detailed review, and I will not quote it all here, but send the readers of this blog to the review itself.  Key quote, from my perspective:  “This exhaustively researched, well-paced book should take its place as the new, standard…

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