Daily Archives: June 26, 2009

Hippolytus on Recapitulation

Johannes Quasten, Patrology, vol. II: The Ante-Nicene Literature After Irenaeus (Westminster: Christian Classics, 1990) 200-201. Hippolytus of Rome was a Christian thinker who lived in the second-third centuries C.E. What follows is Quasten’s discussion of Hippolytus’ views on soteriology (Christ’s … Continue reading

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Farrah Fawcett, Michael Jackson

Two celebrities passed away today: Farrah Fawcett and Michael Jackson. I want to honor them one at a time: 1. I first heard of Farrah Fawcett on TV Land, although I saw her before in the movie, The Apostle, in … Continue reading

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Epicurus on the Gods

G. Reale, A History of Ancient Philosophy: The Systems of the Hellenistic Age, trans. John R. Catan (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1985) 147, 157-160. Epicurus was a philosopher who lived in the fourth-third centuries B.C.E, and he … Continue reading

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