Daily Archives: September 5, 2008

Still More on Maccabees and Theodicy

I finished III Maccabees last night. III Maccabees is not actually about the Maccabees, for it relates to the persecution of the Jews under King Ptolemy Philopator of Egypt (221-203 B.C.E.). Ptolemy defeats the Seleucid Antiochus III at the Battle … Continue reading

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Palin’s Place of Safety

In the 1960’s and 1970’s, one aspect of the Armstrongite “end-times” scenario was a place of safety, where God would keep the saints safe from Satan and the oppressive Antichrist dictatorship (see Revelation 12:14). The place was expected to be … Continue reading

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