Byline: Randall Balmer

A recent dinner conversation with friends centered on life in the Upper Valley. We agreed that we were fortunate to live here, a place that...

When the Handel Society gave its fall concert, Brahms’s German Requiem, in Spaulding Auditorium a couple of weeks ago, a remarkable thing happened:...

Column: The Myth of Campus Radicalism

11/2/18

David Horowitz, the right-wing flamethrower, brought his act to Dartmouth last week in an attempt to smoke out campus radicalism. I suspect he went...

Column: Sacred Music in a Secular Age

10/6/18

If there’s a better antidote to the madness emanating from Washington than a choral festival in the medieval chapels of Oxford, England, I can’t...

In these dark days, with our future in the precarious hands of a mercurial megalomaniac, it’s important to look for glimmers of light anywhere we...

The recent Bible lesson from Attorney General (and theologian wannabe) Jeff Sessions exposes the perils of engaging in what I call the ruse of...

You’ve got to award the Trump administration style points for timing. The dedication of the new American embassy in Jerusalem took place on the...

In October 1992, I interviewed Billy Graham, the final piece for a PBS documentary called Crusade: The Life of Billy Graham. I asked him about...

Franklin Roosevelt ran for president in 1932 on a platform that included balancing the federal budget. Between his election in November and his...

As amateur collectors of regional art, my wife and I are always eager to meet the artists who created the paintings we love. One such canvas is a...

Column: Climb Down From the Ivory Tower

11/19/16

The surprising results of the election just past laid bare the economic divide in this country, the haves versus the have-nots. But it also exposed...

Although I attended a small liberal arts college, it wasn’t until the summer between my junior and senior years that I began to appreciate the...

Displaying results 1-12 (of 15)
 |<  < 1 - 2  >  >| 


Valley News

24 Interchange Drive
West Lebanon, NH 03784
603-298-8711

 

© 2019 Valley News
Terms & Conditions - Privacy Policy