Daily Archives: February 10, 2012

Slate: Mars Hill PR and Marketing Manager Defends Church Discipline Policy

Slate has an article on church discipline at Mark Driscoll’s Mars Hill Church (see here for background and links).  What is interesting in this article is that it contains the point-of-view of Justin Dean, the PR and marketing manager of … Continue reading

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More on Mark and Peter (and Also Matthew, John, and Thomas)

There were quite a few interesting items in my latest reading of Richard Bauckham’s Jesus and the Eyewitnesses: The Gospels as Eyewitness Testimony. Bauckham continues his argument that the Gospel of Mark is based on eyewitness testimony from Peter.  Against … Continue reading

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Nixon’s Civil Rights 10

For my write-up today on Dean Kotlowski’s Nixon’s Civil Rights, I’ll use as my starting-point something that Kotlowski says on page 96: “By the 1990s, federal courts, turning against affirmative action, had invalidated as gerrymandering many of the black districts … Continue reading

Posted in Black History Month, Politics, Race