Monthly Archives: February 2008

In Defense of Older Commentaries

For my daily quiet times, I use at least four sources: The HarperCollins Study Bible, The Jewish Study Bible, E-Sword, and Rashi. The first two have modern historical-critical commentaries, but they don’t always help me that much. They don’t really … Continue reading

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The Deletion of Jim West’s Blog

I want to express my sadness that Jim West’s blog has been deleted. Although I disagree with Jim on political issues, there is a warm place in my heart for him, for he was the one who first introduced me … Continue reading

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Bye Bye, Fidel

Well, Fidel Castro has resigned from the Cuban Presidency today. You know, I wonder how that guy managed to stay in power for about five decades, considering how the United States unleashed all sorts of attacks on him throughout the … Continue reading

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Presidents’ Day 2008

Today is President’s Day, and I try to comment on as many holidays as I can. So what do I get out of this particular day? Well, I was thinking about the institution of the Presidency in general. George Washington … Continue reading

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They See What They Want to See

When I was at one of my graduate schools, I attended a lecture on Genesis 3. I was talking with a Korean Christian after the lecture, and I was complaining to her about how it did not conform to the … Continue reading

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Bible Meme

I’ve been tagged by Weird Thinkers for Bible Meme, so here it goes: 1. What translation of the Bible do you like best?New American Bible. It’s the best for leisure reading.2. Old or New Testament?Old Testament.3. Favorite Book of the … Continue reading

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More on Atheism

I promised Scott Gray that I would take on evangelicals today, but I find that I have more to say about atheism. Some of it will overlap with what I said yesterday, and some of it will be different. Like … Continue reading

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My Personal Problems with Atheism

I was once at a college Bible study meeting, and its leader made an interesting point: “One reason I’m a Christian is that I don’t want to be like non-Christians.” To illustrate what he was saying, he told us that … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day 2008

This won’t be the most organized post I have ever done. Plus, it will contain a lot of my whining and complaining. But it will have more than that, I can assure you. So maybe you’ll get something out of … Continue reading

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Can McCain Pull It Off?

I wrote this article for Helium. Personally, I do not agree with everything that I wrote. I wanted to present a clear way of looking at the race rather than a confusing “on the one hand, on the other hand” … Continue reading

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