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Daily Archives: October 29, 2008
Whom to Imitate: Adults or Kids?
Source: Jacques Brunschwig and David Sedley, “Hellenistic Philosophy,” The Cambridge Companion to Greek and Roman Philosophy, ed. David Sedley (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003) 161. “Unlike Aristotle, who looked to the mature adult as the best judge of what is … Continue reading
Posted in Bible, Comps, Greco-Roman, Life, Religion, School 3 Comments
Last Great Day Leftovers
In My Jesus Year: A Rabbi’s Son Wanders the Bible Belt in Search of His Own Faith, Benyamin Cohen reminded me of a Jewish interpretation of the Last Great Day, which I had long forgotten. The Last Great Day is … Continue reading
Sensitive Holy Spirit
In II Hermas 5, the divine messenger tells Hermas that the Holy Spirit won’t dwell in a person who’s bitter and angry. The Holy Spirit is sensitive and gentle, after all, so he can’t inhabit the same place as a … Continue reading
Posted in Bible, Books, Daily Quiet Time, Life, Prayer, Shepherd of Hermas 4 Comments
Shepherd of Hermas on Divorce
Divorce is a pretty thorny issue for Christians, to say the least. I see that on my Christian dating site, which has a lot of divorced members. I wonder how they justify seeking another mate, when the New Testament has … Continue reading
Posted in Bible, Church, Daily Quiet Time, Life, Religion, Shepherd of Hermas 9 Comments