Daily Archives: August 8, 2011

A Refreshingly Honest Mormon Perspective

Some (or perhaps even many) of you may know that Rachel Held Evans has been doing an “Ask a (Blank)” series: “Ask an Atheist”, “Ask a Catholic”, “Ask an Orthodox Jew”, “Ask a Humanitarian”, and “Ask a Mormon”.  So far, … Continue reading

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Mark Hatfield

Former Senator Mark Hatfield has passed on.  See here.  I do not know much about him, but I will remember him as a devout evangelical Christian (who actually wrote books about faith that evangelical publishing houses published) who did not … Continue reading

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Carr and the Final Form

I finished David Carr’s Reading the Fractures of Genesis: Historical and Literary Approaches.  Much of the book is Carr’s explanation of what the fractures are and how they came to be: his identification of sources and layers, with their different … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion