"It would be safe to say that I'm agnostic." Matthews says. "I think it's very ignorant to say, 'Well, for everything, God has a plan.'"
Herman Melville (1819) It was on this date, August 1, 1819, that the American novelist Herman Melville was born in New York, into a family of the Dutch Reformed church, the third of eight children. At age 7, scarlet fever left Melville somewhat visually impaired, and although his father died when he was 12, he […]