Posts I Like
Top Posts & Pages
- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
- The Seating Arrangement at the Last Supper
- Book Write-Up: When Calls the Heart, by Janette Oke
- Were the Pastoral Epistles Responding to the "Acts of Paul and Thecla"?
- Is Dale Carnegie Biblical?; Compromise for God; Pagan Roots; Callimachus; Priests and Allegory; Israelite Welfare System; Lois Wilson
- Bart Ehrman on Luke 3:22 and Anti-Adoptionism
- Two More Ideas on the Identity of Zechariah in Matthew 23:35
- Gabe Dimas and C.S. Lewis
- About Me
- Chapters 38-39 of The Stand
- Did Essenes identify with the Herods?
- The “Cushite” wife of Moses
- The wife and other problems about Cain
- An Exodus of children?
- The Timna mines and the Exodus
- Some issues concerning the exodus as an event in time
- Wilderness wandering and settlement of the land at the same time?
- Cain, Abel and anti-farmer prejudice
- Plague and providence — Triablogue
- Federalist: It’s Not The Federal Government’s Fault New York Doesn’t Have More Ventilators, It’s Andrew Cuomo’s
Monthly Archives: January 2009
I was doing some reading on Fantasy Island today. Not long ago, I wrote a tribute to Ricardo Montalban, whom I knew from Star Trek and Planet of the Apes movies. A variety of news shows that I watched, however, … Continue reading
I enjoyed this story from NPR: Obama Gives Keynes His First Real-World Test. It discusses the rise, fall, and rise again of Keynesian economics, the idea that the government can improve the economy through more government spending.
For background, see Vaal, Part I. As I think about the Star Trek episode about Vaal, most of what goes through my mind are religious polarities. Unlike Paul Tillich, however, I have a hard time synthesizing them or finding a … Continue reading
Soul sleep is the belief that the dead are unconscious until their resurrection. For advocates of this view, the soul does not exist somewhere in a conscious state during that interval. Armstrongites like to appeal to Ecclesiastes 9:5 to support … Continue reading
I’ve been thinking about the issue of penal substitution on account of James McGrath’s post, What Do You Say That I Did? Felix’s past posts on the Christus Victor model have also been swimming around in my mind. Penal substitution … Continue reading
When news came out about the sordid details of Ted Haggard’s private life, an evangelical friend of mine remarked, “What worries me is that this will make people more jaded about evangelicalism.” But, you know, what really disturbs me is … Continue reading