Daily Archives: February 29, 2012

Buckley on Racism and the American Dream

For this final day of Black History Month 2012, I’ll post links to some YouTube videos that I was watching a couple of days ago.  Essentially, they’re William F. Buckley, Jr.’s contribution to his 1965 debate with James Baldwin about … Continue reading

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John Meier on Evaluating the Gospels for What’s Historical

In my write-up today on volume 1 of John Meier’s A Marginal Jew, I will talk about Meier’s analysis of scholarly criteria for determining what in the Gospels is historical. 1.  Meier discusses what he calls “PRIMARY CRITERIA”. a.  Criterion … Continue reading

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