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Monthly Archives: December 2010
It turns out that I misunderstood what my conservative Christian friend meant when he said that, sometimes, a person needs to find a home before he finds a church (see my last post). I’ll still keep my last post up … Continue reading
For me, it’s still Tuesday night. I’m not sure if I’ll be in upstate New York on Friday in time to post on my blog, and so I’ll be writing Friday’s post on Tuesday—which, for me, is tonight. Again, I … Continue reading
Where’s the Fruit?
For me, it’s Tuesday night right now. I’m writing Thursday’s post on Tuesday because, sometime on Thursday, my Internet will be cut-off, and I’ll be on the road moving from Cincinnati to upstate New York. Because I want to post … Continue reading
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The Price of Entry
Russell Miller had a post recently that made me think. It’s entitled The Price of Entry. Russell features a comical video about how to speak Christianese—which teaches the newcomer in the faith about such Christian catchphrases as “being led,” “God … Continue reading
The Ideal Servant, or the Servant Ideal
In The Bible As Human Witness to Divine Revelation, I read Stephen L. Cook’s “An Interpretation of the Death of Isaiah’s Servant.” On page 112, Cook states that “the Servant Songs appear much more like a series of poetic meditations … Continue reading
Literary Patterning; Writing Scripture
In The Bible As Human Witness to Divine Revelation, I read two essays: John Harvey’s “Jehoiachin and Joseph: Hope at the Close of the Deuteronomistic History,” and David G. Meade’s “Ancient Near Eastern Apocalypticism and the Origins of the New … Continue reading
I just got back from Latin mass. This will be my last one for some time, since I’ll be moving to New York this week. I’m not sure if there’s a Latin mass close to where I will live. I’m … Continue reading
Update and the Disciple Jesus Loved
I’m reading The Bible As Human Witness to Divine Revelation, which is edited by Randall Heskett and Brian Irwin. I won’t be blogging through every single essay in it, for I’ve already read at least half of the essays, without … Continue reading
Psalm 4, Anger, and Joy
For my weekly quiet time this Sabbath, I studied Psalm 4. What I like about this Psalm is that the Psalmist urges his enemies to desist from sin, to offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and to trust in the LORD. … Continue reading
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“You Should Go to Church Because…”
I know several Christians who say that we should go to church and fellowship with other believers so that we can learn to accept others unconditionally, even when they annoy us. What if I don’t want to be around dogmatic, … Continue reading