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- The Seating Arrangement at the Last Supper
- Scrooge v. Ghost of Christmas Present on the Sabbath
- The Christmas Wish
- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
- Derek Leman on Isaiah 9:5(6)
- Lazarus and Osiris?
- Coming INTO or IN His Kingdom?
- Book Write-Up: The Christ of the Covenants, by O. Palmer Robertson
- Isaiah 9:1-6 according to Some Jewish Interpreters
- "Whom Ye Know Not"
- Scattered Ramblings on Jesus’ Virgin Birth and Resurrection
- Book Review: The Language Environment of First Century Judaea
- Book Write-Up: Misfits Welcome
- II Chronicles 12
- Book Write-Up: To Kill a Lion
- Book Write-Up: A Ranger’s Trail, by Darlene Franklin
- Berkouwer-against glorifying virginity
- The Interview
- Andy Griffith Show: “Runaway Kid,” and Moral Questions
- Once Upon a Time Cliffhanger: Happy Endings
Category Archives: Judiciary
Jay Sekulow of the conservative American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) claims that Judge Sotomayor is strict on the separation of church and state, meaning she would’ve voted against allowing the display of the Ten Commandments on public property … Continue reading
Today, President Obama is announcing his selection of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court. Judge Sotomayor has a compelling story. According to the AP (see here): Sotomayor is a self-described “Newyorkrican” who grew up in a Bronx housing project … Continue reading
M.B. Lerner, “The Tractate Avot,” Literature of the Sages: First Part, ed. Shmuel Safrai (Philadelphia: Fortress, 1987) 273. In the Mishnah, the tractate Avot (“fathers”) appears in the division Nezikin (“damages”). Avot concerns such issues as oral Torah, ethics, and … Continue reading
NPR has an excellent story today, NRA Seeks to Overturn Handgun Bans Beyond D.C. San Francisco has a ban on handguns in public housing, and that negatively affects a gay man, who owns a gun to protect himself from hate … Continue reading
According to a recent Justice Department audit, the department deliberately rejected liberal or Democratic applicants because of their political positions. For the Justice Department, this kind of hiring practice is against the law, since it’s supposed to be politically independent. … Continue reading
In my debates with liberals on gun control, they often point out that the Constitutional right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited, meaning that the government can and should place limits on it. Barack Obama actually said this … Continue reading