The Power of the Moral Law

March 2, 2021

Title: The Power of the Moral Law Date: October 11, 1921 Location: Springfield, MA (Original document available here) Civilization is always on trial. Sometimes it seems to succeed. Sometimes it seems to fail. There are those who see in the unfolding of human history the carrying out of a divine plan–the march of an inspired progress. There are […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, September 5, 1930

February 4, 2021

Date: September 5, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge writes that natural disasters show that we have little control over nature but that these events bring out people’s humanity. (Original document available here) Two recent events remind us again that man is almost helpless against the elements. One was the earthquake around Naples in Italy […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, October 10, 1930

February 1, 2021

Date: October 10, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge urges people to give money to local charities. (Original document available here) This is the month when many localities are replenishing their community chests. In some respects this will not be so easy this year as at other times because some people will feel it more […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, May 4, 1931

January 21, 2021

Date: May 4, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee is starting an effort to raise two and one­half million dollars for the relief of their race in central and eastern Europe. The need for rehabilitation in that area is great and the organization for collecting and disbursing […]

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