Daily Archives: November 28, 2011

Questions at My Pastor’s Recommissioning

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

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The Seventh-Day Adventists

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

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Davies on Gentiles, Jews, and the Torah

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

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