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Monthly Archives: July 2009
Eusebius and Arianism
Johannes Quasten, Patrology, vol. III: The Golden Age of Patristic Literature (Westminster: Christian Classics, 1990) 341-342. Eusebius was a Christian thinker in the third-fourth centuries C.E. The following quote from Quasten concerns his views on Arianism, the doctrine that God … Continue reading
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Neat vs. Messy Stories
Frederick Copleston, A History of Philosophy, Volume I: Greece and Rome (Westminster: Newman, 1959) 365. Aristotle demands…unity of plot, in the sense of organic, structural unity. The plot must be neither so vast that it cannot be taken in at … Continue reading
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Eusebius and the Law
Johannes Quasten, Patrology, vol. III: The Golden Age of Patristic Literature (Westminster: Christian Classics, 1990) 331. Eusebius was a Christian thinker in the third-fourth centuries C.E. He wrote Demonstratio Evangelica in response to Jewish critics of Christianity. Quasten states: The … Continue reading
Frederick Copleston, A History of Philosophy, Volume I: Greece and Rome (Westminster: Newman, 1959) 331. For is it probable that Aristotle, having described God as the Unmoved Mover Whose causal activity is one of attraction–as Finis–and as knowing only Himself, … Continue reading
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Johannes Quasten, Patrology, vol. III: The Golden Age of Patristic Literature (Westminster: Christian Classics, 1990) 294-295. Gregory of Nyssa was a Christian thinker during the fourth century C.E. In his sixth Sermon on the Beatitudes, he states the following about … Continue reading
God and the Occult
Frederick Copleston, A History of Philosophy, Volume I: Greece and Rome (Westminster: Newman, 1959) 271. The subjective belief in God’s existence is derived by Aristotle from the soul’s experience of ecstasies and prophecies in e.g. the state of sleep, and … Continue reading
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Robert McNamara and Walter Cronkite
I promised last night that I would write about Robert McNamara and Walter Cronkite, since I often comment on celebrities who have passed away. Here’s the promised post. 1. Robert McNamara was the Secretary of Defense under Presidents Kennedy and … Continue reading
Brief Reaction to the “Who’s Qualified?” Debate
There’s a debate that’s been going on in the blogosphere this past week. One side says that only biblical scholars are qualified to comment on the Bible. “You wouldn’t go to an amateur if you needed brain surgery, so why … Continue reading
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Randall Flagg on Picket Fences
I’ve been watching the first season of Picket Fences, an Emmy-winning show from the 1990’s. I pulled out volume 5, and the picture on the DVD was of a crow or raven sitting on a white picket fence. “Who’s coming … Continue reading
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Tomorrow’s Post: Cronkite and McNamara
I just learned that Walter Cronkite has passed away. I will write a commemoration of both him and Robert McNamara in my blog post tomorrow. Stay tuned!
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