Daily Archives: November 15, 2011

Placebos Would Work on Me

In Stephen King’s Needful Things, Polly Chalmers has arthritis, and she is going out with the Castle Rock sheriff, Alan Pangborn.  On pages 162-163, we read the following about Polly’s thoughts regarding her arthritis and its impact on her relationship … Continue reading

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Watson and Luther

I started Francis Watson’s Paul, Judaism and the Gentiles: A Sociological Approach.  Watson’s argument so far appears to be that Paul was once a Christian missionary to the Jewish people, but he turned to the Gentiles after his lack of … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion