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- Books Write-Up: Obadiah, Jonah and Micah; Letters for the Church; the Paradox of Sonship
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Monthly Archives: November 2011
I read the Introduction and Chapter 1 of David Marshall’s The Truth Behind the New Atheism. Chapter 1 is entitled “Have Christians Lost Their Minds?”, and Marshall in that chapter is responding to the new atheist charge that Christians believe … Continue reading
I finished W.D. Davies’ Jewish and Pauline Studies, and I have four items: 1. Davies has an interest in Sabbatai Zevi, a seventeenth century Sephardic Jew who claimed to be the Messiah. I will not touch on every issue that … Continue reading
I’m going to take a little break from Stephen King to read some books that my aunt got me a few Thanksgivings ago. They’re by evangelical author David Marshall, and you can read more here about him and his Kuai … Continue reading
I finished Stephen King’s Needful Things. I’ll use as my starting point a passage on page 641: “Alan found himself remembering something else—-something his grandmother used to tell him when he was small: The devil’s voice is sweet to hear.” … Continue reading
I have two items for my write-up today on W.D. Davies Jewish and Pauline Studies: 1. On page 216, Davies states: “The battles of Paul over the observance of the Law in Galatians and Romans especially have made it easy … Continue reading
Yesterday afternoon, I went to a special church service in which my pastor was recommissioned by some Presbyterian Church (USA) officials. The Constitutional Questions intrigued me. Here are a couple of them, along with my comments: 1. “Do you accept … Continue reading
For my write-up today on Stephen King’s Needful Things, I’ll use as my starting-point a statement on page 608: “Babs and her husband were, after all, Seventh-Day Adventists, and as far as she was concerned, the Catholics and the Baptists … Continue reading
I have two items for my write-up today on W.D. Davies’ Jewish and Pauline Studies: 1. In Romans 11:17-18 (in the KJV), we read: “And if some of the branches be broken off, and thou, being a wild olive tree, … Continue reading
I have two items from yesterday’s reading of Stephen King’s Needful Things: 1. Eleven-year-old Brian Rusk committed suicide because he felt guilty about setting into motion a chain of events that took two people’s lives, all to get a baseball … Continue reading