Chronicles Magazine Letters

Causes and Catapults

For over a thousand years, Western civilization was defined by the shifting religious frontier between Christianity and Islam, and the Muslim religion was the ultimate enemy.

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  • The Rockford Files

    From Here to Eternity

    "Weapons—guns, knives, brass knuckles, cigarette lighters . . . " The young man's voice trails off. If he were not waving his metal-detector wand at us, I might think that he was offering to sell us a gun or two, not asking us if we were carrying...

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  • Correspondence

    A Winter's Tale

    The funeral home looked better on the outside. The solid, dignified impression given by the white pillars standing guard outside the large double doors disappeared when you stepped inside and walked on old carpeting into a dimly lit room with...

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