Daily Archives: February 22, 2012

What Am I Doing for Lent?

What am I doing for Lent?  Zilch!  I don’t like giving things up for forty days.  Right now, I’m in the process of getting away from a religion that tells me what to eat and not eat and on what … Continue reading

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Do What You Can; Heavenly Father

I have two items for my write-up today on Hans Dieter Betz’s The Sermon on the Mount: 1. On page 323, Betz is commenting on Matthew 5:48, in which Jesus exhorts his disciples to be perfect, as their Father in … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion

Nixon’s Civil Rights 22

For my write-up today on Dean Kotlowski’s Nixon’s Civil Rights, I’ll start with something that Kotlowski states on page 213, and the context is when Native American militants took over the Bureau of Indian Affairs building in Washington, D.C.: “Officials … Continue reading

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