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- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
- The Seating Arrangement at the Last Supper
- Is Dale Carnegie Biblical?; Compromise for God; Pagan Roots; Callimachus; Priests and Allegory; Israelite Welfare System; Lois Wilson
- David Marshall: Is Christianity a Curse?
- My Blog Is 7!
- Maccabees and Suicide
- Only God Can Predict the Future
- Book Write-Up: Binding the Strong Man, by Ched Myers
- Psalm 104
- N.T. Wright on the Virgin Birth
- I Chronicles 24
- My Blog Is 7!
- Ramblings on Ideological Changes
- More Questions About Clinical Depression
- The ‘Criteria of Authenticity’ and (Not) Writing about the Historical Jesus
- Book Write-Up: Coolidge, by Amity Shlaes
- Book Write-Up: The Word Changers, by Ashlee Willis
- Heaven and Faith
- Defending Brevard Childs
- I Chronicles 23
Daily Archives: January 28, 2010
Two people have passed away: Zelda Rubinstein and J.D. Salinger. 1. Zelda Rubinstein played on the movie Poltergeist, though I knew her more as the mischievous secretary on Picket Fences. My family didn’t watch Poltergeist, probably because we felt that … Continue reading
I joined a Facebook group supporting Tim Tebow’s pro-life commercial, which may or may not appear during the Superbowl. (Go Colts!) I joined it because, on the commercial, Tebow talks about how he’s glad that his mom didn’t abort him … Continue reading
The AP has a story, Howard Zinn, liberal author of ‘A People’s History,’ dies. I don’t know much about him. I heard of him on Good Will Hunting because Matt Daimon told Robin Williams’ that Zinn’s People’s History will “knock your … Continue reading
1. In Ancient Israelite Religion, I read Jeffrey Tigay’s “Israelite Religion: The Onomastic and Epigraphic Evidence.” Tigay’s conclusion after his survey is as follows (page 178): Since personal names, salutations, votives, prayers, and oaths express thanks for the gods’ beneficence, … Continue reading