Monthly Archives: April 2008

That Really Stinks!

I was reading through the blog, Asperger Square 8, and I read some experiences that made me think, “That would really stink!” Bev, who is the author of the blog, says the following in her article, Autistic Superpowers: Invisibility: “I … Continue reading

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Righteous Warrior, by William A. Link

I recently finished William Link’s Righteous Warrior: Jesse Helms and the Rise of Modern Conservatism (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2008). I’ll be taking it back to the library tomorrow, so I want to write about it while I still … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Jesse Helms, Politics, Race, Religion

Desperate Housewives: Bree’s Faith Life

In a recent post, I said the following: “I’ve often complained about the entertainment industry’s anti-religious slant. So many times, it depicts religious characters as kooks. I think of Bree on Desperate Housewives. She is probably the only character on … Continue reading

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Watching 7th Heaven with Asperger’s

A lot of times, when I watch shows, I can read people’s facial expressions. That’s probably because they make the expressions so obvious that they’re hard to miss: they exaggerate them. And then there are times when I detect that … Continue reading

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Eli Stone: Turning a Motif On Its Head

I know it’s late, but I want to comment on the season finale of Eli Stone. One of the subplots went like this: Toby from The West Wing (only, here, his name wasn’t “Toby”) came to Eli and wanted his … Continue reading

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Some Loose Ends on Religious Pluralism

I just want to add a few more thoughts on More Than One Way? I didn’t know where to fit them in my other posts, so I’ll put them here. 1. Geivett/Phillips respond to accusations that they are proof-texting. That … Continue reading

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Geivett/Phillips’ Exclusivist View

Today, I’ll point out some interesting things in Part 4 of Zondervan’s More Than One Way? This section presents the exclusivist view, the belief that only those who hear and accept the Gospel of Jesus Christ can be saved. The … Continue reading

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