Talk:Abraham Vereide

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Abraham Vereide's anti-union views[edit]

Reference Jeff Sharlet's book "The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power" —Preceding unsigned comment added by 74.83.93.212 (talkcontribs) 02:12, 18 December 2009

Which pages? --Kevinkor2 (talk) 15:09, 18 December 2009 (UTC)

Honorary LLD[edit]

I'm re-inserting "honorary" before the LLD degree. See Legum Doctor. While it's true that LLD is always honorary in the U.S., that's not true in the rest of the world. Many outside the U.S. (in fact, many in the U.S.) may not be aware of that (I wasn't). Davemck (talk) 15:19, 22 February 2010 (UTC)

Removed apparent copyvio material[edit]

In this edit Ivananderson (talk · contribs) introduces text which clearly has the imprint of having been lifted wholesale off some other work, i.e. the footnote digits remain ([14]). I have also realized that the same editor has made a number of previous edits bearing the same hallmark, and I am inclined now to remove all additions to the article made by this editor. I have made a Google search for one phrase within the most recently added text without anything turning up, however, unless some other explanation is given for these interspersed numbers in brackets, I move that we have to assume they indicate copyright violations. __meco (talk) 08:06, 29 March 2010 (UTC)

I suggest that Ivananderson may be copying and pasting text from a previous version of a Wikipedia article.--Kevinkor2 (talk) 13:02, 29 March 2010 (UTC)
In any case, I have questioned him about this directly on his user talk page, so we'll probably have a clear picture of this in a short while. __meco (talk) 13:58, 29 March 2010 (UTC)
The more fundamental concern is that this article has stopped looking like an encyclopedic article. Excerpts:
  • It was on the mountainsides standing in the midst of his flocks of sheep that he practiced his first homilies.
  • [he went to] to research the Spiritual moorings of America's heritage.
  • This phrase poignantly expressed a vision for the global endeavor of these two Norwegian Methodist pioneers
and so on... Even if there's no copyright issue, this article needs to be reverted to the last version not edited by a poetic apologist. Pichpich (talk) 03:39, 21 April 2010 (UTC)