Top Posts & Pages
- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
- Church Write-Up: The Need for Salvation and Psalm 130
- More on Christ in the Rig Veda (With a Question Mark)
- Why Did Jesus Tell Mary, "Mine Hour Is Not Yet Come" (John 2:4)?
- Eusebius and the Law
- Does the Bible Have a Place in the Academic Discussion of Theology?
- Ishmael on Hagar's Back
- Soulen-clearing the way for a better story
- "Take Away Our (Bent or Desire?) to Sinning"
- Book Write-Up: Phyllis Schlafly and Grassroots Conservatism, Kissinger on the Couch
- Book Write-Up: Mindszenty the Man, The Conservative Case for Trump (Phyllis Schlafly)
- Current Events Write-Up: Conservative Diversity on Human Depravity, Roberts Abortion Decision, Trump’s One-Sided China Trade Deal, Revolt, The Right to Bear Cannons, Environmentalist Infighting, Korea
- Church Write-Up: Does God Find Us Attractive?
- Book Write-Up: The Death of the West, by Patrick J. Buchanan
- Book Write-Up: The Story Retold, by G.K. Beale and Benjamin L. Gladd
- Booknotes: Liberal Fascism, Ship of Fools, McCarthy and His Enemies
- Book Write-Up: The Betrayers, Who Killed the American Family (Phyllis Schlafly)
- Church Write-Up: Psalm 150 and Christian Sanctification
- Phyllis Schlafly Oral History Project; Equal Pay for UNequal Work
- Current Events Write-Up: Ann Coulter on Confederate Monuments, a Third Way on Religious and LGBT Rights, Waco Regrets
Monthly Archives: April 2010
1. Dale Carnegie, How to Win Friends and Influence People, page 208: Another word of warning. I know from experience that some men…will try to use the same psychology mechanically. They will try to boost the other man’s ego, not … Continue reading →
1. Dale Carnegie, How to Win Friends and Influence People, page 187: The praise, the recognition that he received by getting one story in print, changed his whole career, for if it hadn’t been for that encouragement, he might have … Continue reading →
Culpable Eddie?; War Is Hell; Authors of Anti-Oppression Psalms; Eratosthenes on Homeric “Errors”; Origen on Christ’s Imminent Coming; Inductive and Neat; Flashing Light
1. Dale Carnegie, How to Win Friends and Influence People, page 154: Dale Carnegie says that our backgrounds have influenced how we’ve turned out. If we had the same body, temperament, mind, environment, and experiences as Al Capone, Carnegie states, then … Continue reading →
Unloaded Questions; Outsider’s Test; Thank You; Smart Guy; Reason for Origen’s Universalism; Allowed This Time; Self-Acceptance
1. Dale Carnegie, How to Win Friends and Influence People, page 136: Carnegie quotes Dr. Overstreet, who states: “It often seems as if people get a sense of their own importance by antagonizing at the outset. The radical comes into … Continue reading →
Is Dale Carnegie Biblical?; Compromise for God; Pagan Roots; Callimachus; Priests and Allegory; Israelite Welfare System; Lois Wilson
1. Dale Carnegie, How to Win Friends and Influence People, page 118: By the way, I am not revealing anything new in this chapter. Nineteen centuries ago, Jesus said: “Agree with thine adversary quickly.” In other words, don’t argue with … Continue reading →
Humility; Miracles; New Heart; Ancient Libraries; Early Christian Sabbatarianism; Textus Receptus; Women Priests
1. Dale Carnegie, How to Win Friends and Influence People, page 111: I believe now hardly anything that I believed twenty years ago—except the multiplication table; and I begin to doubt even that when I read about Einstein. In another … Continue reading →
1. Dale Carnegie, How to Win Friends and Influence People, pages 86-98: One rule that Dale Carnegie affirms is that we should talk with other people about what interests them. Theodore Roosevelt would research a subject the night before meeting … Continue reading →
For my weekly quiet time this week, I studied II Kings 2. In it, Elijah is carried off to heaven, Elisha succeeds Elijah after receiving a double portion of his spirit, Elisha heals the bitter waters of Jericho, and Elisha … Continue reading →
Three Social Skills, Finny, Baffling P, Homer: The Platonic Edition, Origen and AA, “Translation”, Me to a T
1. Dale Carnegie, How to Win Friends and Influence People, pages 70-86: The lessons today were smile, call people by their names to show them that they’re important to you, and listen to them talk about themselves and their interests. … Continue reading →
Doggy Social Skills; Strong Introvert; Covenants; Ancient Academia; Projecting the Christ of Faith onto the Historical Jesus; Peace through War; Bipartisan Earth Day
1. Dale Carnegie, How to Win Friends and Influence People, pages 57-69: The lesson for today is that we should be genuinely interested in people. We should also give the impression that we are happy to see them. Carnegie refers … Continue reading →