341 BCE Third Pillipic

341 BCE Third Pillipic

If you want a fast assurance that Athenian orator Demosthenes was a magisterial wordsmith, consider the fact that one of history’s most famed speakers of all time, Cicero, cited his ancient forebear 300 years later. Demosthenes’ Third Philipic, so-called because it...
Kesulitan Hidup Yusuf (Part 2)

Kesulitan Hidup Yusuf (Part 2)

… Sebelumnya Waktu Yesus lahir, apa perasaan Herodes? Waktu itu kedudukan dan kuasa Herodes sangat besar, dan saat yang sama Yesus sangat kecil dan tidak penting. Zaman itu, Herodes sudah mulai membangun bangunan yang penting dan paling bersejarah. Namun ketika...
Selalu Ada Pengharapan

Selalu Ada Pengharapan

Bekerja dirumah masih berlangsung dan sudah hampir 2 (dua) bulan berjalan, semua informasi tetap mudah didapatkan demikian juga tentang wabah pandemik covid 19 ini. Sering merenung ketika mendengar khabar bahwa ada rekan yang menjadi korban, bahkan sangat sedih ketika...
1961 Inaugural Address : John F. Kennedy

1961 Inaugural Address : John F. Kennedy

Much of President Kennedy’s pithy 1,366-word inaugural address, delivered on January 20, 1961, was well-written and meaningful, but as often happens, his speech has stood the test of time thanks to one perfect phrase. Amidst an address filled with both hope and dire...