John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born May 29, 1917, in Brookline, Massachusetts. His life ended tragically with an assassin’s bullet in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963. At age forty-three, he was the youngest man to be elected president of the United States. At the end of a presidential “stump” speech on September 8, 1960, in California, then Senator John F. Kennedy called the nation to treat others with compassion. He said, “I am here to ask such an effort of you—and to remind you of the biblical injunction” that he then quoted from Deuteronomy 15:7 and 8: “Thou shalt not harden thy heart, nor shut thy hand, from thy needy brother; but thou shalt surely open thy hand unto him.”
More Book Minute Features
December 02, 2019
Scribes charged with reproducing portions of scripture have been called, “the techies of the ancient world.”Utilizing cutting edge technology of their...
November 25, 2019
Did you know that the iconic ”Lincoln Bible” was actually not Lincoln’s personal Bible, but was that used at his inaugural in 1861? Lincoln traveled t...
November 18, 2019
William Tyndale was the first to print the New Testament in the English language in 1526. And ten years later, he was executed for heresy. Tyndale’s N...