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- Genesis 3:22: Man Was Like One of Us
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Daily Archives: February 7, 2012
Today is Charles Dickens’ birthday! The only Dickens book that I have ever read is A Christmas Carol (see my write-ups on that here and here). I watched movies for David Copperfield, Great Expectations, Tale of Two Cities, and Oliver … Continue reading
I’ve got two awesome links for today! 1. My friend Felix brought to my attention an excellent article on the late and great Jack Kemp. Kemp was a conservative Republican who gave a rip about the urban poor and sought … Continue reading
I started Richard Bauckham’s Jesus and the Eyewitnesses: The Gospels as Eyewitness Testimony. I’ll start with something that Bauckham says on page 35: “…what concerns us here is not the fact but the model of transmission of Gospel traditions from … Continue reading
For my write-up today on Dean Kotlowski’s Nixon’s Civil Rights, I’ll using as my starting point something Kotlowski says on pages 68-69: “Nixon, Ford, and Carter all confused ethnicity with race. Preserving the ethnic purity of neighborhoods signaled more than … Continue reading