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Top Posts & Pages
- The Seating Arrangement at the Last Supper
- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
- Chapters 19, 21-23 of The Stand
- Why Did Jesus Tell Mary, "Mine Hour Is Not Yet Come" (John 2:4)?
- "The Struggle for an Education"
- Chapters 38-39 of The Stand
- The Death Penalty
- Chaos in Chapter 26 of The Stand
- Book Write-Up: When Calls the Heart, by Janette Oke
- Bart Ehrman on Luke 3:22 and Anti-Adoptionism
- Book Write-Up: A Week in the Life of a Greco-Roman Woman
- Church Write-Up: Suffering and New Life
- Did Essenes identify with the Herods?
- The “Cushite” wife of Moses
- The wife and other problems about Cain
- An Exodus of children?
- The Timna mines and the Exodus
- Some issues concerning the exodus as an event in time
- Wilderness wandering and settlement of the land at the same time?
- Cain, Abel and anti-farmer prejudice
Monthly Archives: August 2011
I started Paul Hanson’s 1975 classic, The Dawn of Apocalyptic. I will start this post by quoting Hanson’s definitions of prophetic eschatology and apocalyptic eschatology on pages 11-12: “Prophetic eschatology we define as a religious perspective which focuses on the … Continue reading
On pages 83-102 of Stephen King’s IT, Eddie Kaspbrak gets a call from Mike Hanlon telling him that IT has returned and so Eddie has to return to Derry to help fight it. (I just realized that I’ve been misspelling … Continue reading
I finished Mark Smith’s Untold Stories: The Bible and Ugaritic Studies in the Twentieth Century. I’ll start this post with something that Smith says on page 223: “In the last two decades, historical criticism has hardly been the hegemonic enterprise … Continue reading
In Stephen King’s IT, Ben Hanscom has a crush on Beverly Marsh, but, while she likes Ben as a friend, she loves Bill Denbrough. After the Losers’ Club gives IT a temporary setback in an old house, Ben observes that … Continue reading
I’m continuing my way through Mark Smith’s Untold Stories: The Bible and Ugaritic Studies in the Twentieth Century. I have two items from today’s reading: 1. I’ll actually start this first item with something from yesterday’s reading. On pages 31-32, … Continue reading
On page 575 of Stephen King’s IT, Richie Tozer reflects on how people fall back into their old roles at reunions: “The others saw him as the Klass Klown, the Krazy Kut-up, and he had fallen neatly and easily into … Continue reading