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- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
- Why Did Jesus Tell Mary, "Mine Hour Is Not Yet Come" (John 2:4)?
- Genesis 3:3: Neither Shall Ye Touch the Fruit
- More on Christ in the Rig Veda (With a Question Mark)
- Matthew 12:22-37: Blasphemy Against the Holy Spirit
- The Seating Arrangement at the Last Supper
- Is Star Wars Demonic, and Should Christians See It?
- "Take Away Our (Bent or Desire?) to Sinning"
- Asperger's and Religion
- Deuteronomy 24:4: Why Was the Ex-Wife Defiled?
- Morning Wire: China’s Socially Conservative Reasons for Banning Video Games
- FAIR: The Media Myth of ‘Once Prosperous’ and Democratic Venezuela Before Chávez
- Elder Platform for California
- Books Write-Up: Obadiah, Jonah and Micah; Letters for the Church; the Paradox of Sonship
- Common Dreams: Biden Applauded for Executive Order Targeting ‘Insidious’ Anti-Worker Practices
- Book Write-Up: The Path of Faith, by Brandon D. Crowe
- Glenn Greenwald: Questions About the FBI’s Role in 1/6 Are Mocked Because the FBI Shapes Liberal Corporate Media
- Books Write-Up: Worshiping with the Reformers; Understanding Gender Dysphoria
- Book Write-Up: Postmortem Opportunity, by James Beilby
- “The New War on Terror”
Monthly Archives: June 2011
I’m reading Rachel Held Evans’ Evolving in Monkey Town right now, and I’ll be writing some blog-posts about it, on-and-off, that is. I also have Jason Boyett’s O Me of Little Faith, and I will get to that, at some … Continue reading
A friend of mine wrote recently, “With the historic mainline denominations in the US graying rapidly, with little influx of younger members, it’s likely they’ll all die out within a generation.” Will mainline Protestantism die out within a generation? I … Continue reading
A few weeks ago, I was having a discussion with former Seventh-Day Adventist (and now Catholic) Theresa Beem on synagogues. See here for a post that she wrote on the topic. The question that she asks is this: “Did Jesus … Continue reading
I finished Brian Peckham’s History and Prophecy. I have two quotes from my reading for today: “The epic was the first to create a past and a future. From myth, legend, folklore, hearsay, and opinion its writer wove the family … Continue reading
I have three items for my write-up today of Brian Peckham’s History and Prophecy. 1. Peckham argues that the Book of Jonah is a parody that is mocking the prophets. Peckham states on page 690 that “The original work was … Continue reading
At church this morning, the topic was hearing God’s voice. Two of the congregants were graduating from high school and moving on to the next stage of their lives, and the pastor was assuring them that God is there to … Continue reading
In this write-up on Brian Peckham’s History and Prophecy, I will talk a little about Peckham’s view on the Book of Joel. Peckham believes that Joel is disagreeing with the Deuteronomistic History (DtrH). The Deuteronomist believed that the Babylonian destruction … Continue reading
For my weekly quiet time today, I will blog about Psalm 30 and its interpreters. I have three points: 1. The Psalm is about God delivering the Psalmist from death. There are different ideas about the setting of this Psalm. … Continue reading
For my write-up today on Brian Peckham’s History and Prophecy, I have two items: 1. On page 518, Peckham states that “The Deuteronomistic History was written after the fall of Jerusalem to situate the catastrophe in a systematic history of … Continue reading