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Daily Archives: June 18, 2010
The Lottery of Life
I just read the new Internet Monk’s (Chaplain Mike’s) review of Rachel Held Evans’ Evolving in Monkey Town: see IM Book Review: Evolving in Monkey Town. The following stood out to me: The second part of the book describes the … Continue reading
Should Christians Use Rhetoric to Witness?
Folker Siegert, “Homily and Panegyrical Sermon”, Handbook of Classical Rhetoric in the Hellenistic Period, pages 425-426. The refusal to use fine rhetoric on the part of those who would perhaps have been able to use it—the Cynics in particular—testifies to … Continue reading
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In the Book of Acts, there are “we” passages. They include Acts 16:10-17; 20:5-15; 21:1-18; and 27:1-28:16. Essentially, they tell the story of Paul’s journeys using the first person plural (“we”). For many, this indicates that the author of Acts … Continue reading
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