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- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
- The Seating Arrangement at the Last Supper
- Is God Fair in the Book of Job?
- Deuteronomy 24:4: Why Was the Ex-Wife Defiled?
- Boswell and His Critics
- Book Write-Up: Jesus and the Zealots, by S.G.F. Brandon
- Is Dale Carnegie Biblical?; Compromise for God; Pagan Roots; Callimachus; Priests and Allegory; Israelite Welfare System; Lois Wilson
- Chapters 19, 21-23 of The Stand
- Matthew 5:10-12: Is Jesus Worth It?
- Book Write-Up: Theology's Epistemological Dilemma, by Kevin Diller
- Book Write-Up: Maimonides, by Joel Kraemer
- Did the Three Stooges Write the Story of Jairus’ Daughter?
- The Theory of Everything: God in Mystery
- The Affordable Care Act: Did the Author Goof?
- Barr-the image of God
- Ramblings on the Blasphemy Against the Holy Spirit in Luke 12
- Missing Religious Ontologies in Ancient Polytheism
- Book Review: James McKeown, Ruth (Two Horizons Commentary)
- Paul’s Real Thorn in the Flesh
- Book Write-Up: Exploring Christian Theology, Volume Two
Daily Archives: September 11, 2009
As far as current reflections are concerned, I watched Michael Moore’s Sicko about a month ago, and a big part of the movie is when Michael Moore takes 9/11 rescue workers to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The rescue workers were unable … Continue reading
N.R.M De Lange, Origen and the Jews: Studies in Jewish-Christian Relations in Third-Century Palestine (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1976) 170. E.g. Mekilta on Exodus xv.1 (Lauterbach ii.20): ‘and so you find that God will not eventually punish the kingdoms until … Continue reading
Frank Schaeffer, Crazy for God (Cambridge: Carroll and Graf, 2007) 136-137. After talking a little about his dad’s depression, Frank offers the following insights: Suffering from bouts of depression, I have come to understand that the choice is to carry … Continue reading
N.R.M De Lange, Origen and the Jews: Studies in Jewish-Christian Relations in Third-Century Palestine (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1976) 93. In my post, Origen, the Sabbath, and the Literal Sense, I quoted De Lange’s discussion of an Old Testament command … Continue reading
For my paper on I Kings 8:1-30’s use of II Samuel 7, as well as the Deuteronomic emendations of both passages, I’ll need to define relevant parts of the Deuteronomist’s agenda using the Book of Deuteronomy. I’ll also have to … Continue reading