Daily Archives: September 22, 2011

Natural Consequences and Divine Intervention

I received some online feedback regarding my post, Ideas in Christianity Putting Some People’s Minds in a Tailspin!  I will do a series on that feedback, since it made me think, plus I feel that I can interact with it … Continue reading

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The Death Penalty

In last night’s reading of Stephen King’s The Stand: The Complete and Uncut Edition, I read Chapters 24-25.  I will talk about Chapter 24. Chapter 24 focused on Lloyd, who shot some people at a store with his partner-in-crime, Poke, … Continue reading

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Paul on Women Prophesying

For my write-up today of The Cambridge History of Judaism, Volume Three: The Early Roman Period, I will start by quoting something from pages 370-371, which is from William Horbury’s “Women in the synagogue”: “Probably…Paul held that, ‘in the assemblies’ … Continue reading

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Bible Study Week 1: Atonement, Alienating Attitudes

I went to the first session of my church’s Bible study tonight.  We’re going through Tim Keller’s book, The Prodigal God, which concerns Jesus’ parable about the prodigal son. I said here and here that I was looking forward to … Continue reading

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