Daily Archives: December 8, 2011

Completing Raisenen’s Paul and the Law

I finished Heikki Raisenen’s Paul and the Law.  Raisenen says that Hellenistic Christians had a mission towards Gentiles, one that did not require them to be circumcised or to observe the law of Moses to enter the people of God.  … Continue reading

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Be Kind Anyway

This is from Kent Keith’s Have Faith Anyway: The Vision of Habakkuk for Our Times (see here): “People are often unreasonable, irrational, and self centered. Forgive them anyway. “If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. … Continue reading

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David Marshall: Is Christianity a Curse?

For my write-up today on David Marshall’s The Truth Behind the New Atheism, I’ll blog about Chapter 8, which responds to the charge that Christianity is a curse. 1.  On page 156, Marshall states: “Jesus said you will know a … Continue reading

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