Daily Archives: February 21, 2012

2/21/2012 Links

I have three links for today: 1.  David Nilsen has a good post in which he talks about his informal plans to start a church or a community.  He states: “Eventually (and again, we are are making no deadlines or inflexible plans), we … Continue reading

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Nixon’s Civil Rights 21

My reading of Dean Kotlowski’s Nixon’s Civil Rights highlighted some of the negative aspects of President Richard Nixon’s policy towards Native Americans.  According to Kotlowski, Nixon dramatically increased funding for Native American concerns, but he did not spend a whole … Continue reading

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Examples of Jesus Interpreting the Torah in Accordance with Justice

In my latest reading of Hans Dieter Betz’s commentary on the Sermon on the Mount, Betz talks about how Jesus (meaning the Jesus of the Sermon on the Mount) was interpreting the Torah in a direction that accorded with justice.  … Continue reading

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