What were Mark Twain's views on Islam?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2682095" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Samuel Clemens aka Mark Twain[/caption] "Mark Twain," a river measurement meaning 12-feet-deep, was the pen name of Samuel Langhorne Clemens. Growing up on the more…

Jehovah's Witnesses banned in Russia

by -NO AUTHOR- -- MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Supreme Court on Thursday banned Jehovah's Witnesses from operating anywhere in the country, accepting a request from the justice ministry that the religious organization more…

In only a few years, this man moved mountains

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1916025" align="aligncenter" width="600"] David Brainerd[/caption] Born in Haddam, Connecticut, April 20, 1718, his parents died while he was a young teenager. He attempted farming, but on July more…