Daily Archives: April 24, 2012

Ishmael on Hagar’s Back

Genesis 21:14 says (in the King James Version): “And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and took bread, and a bottle of water, and gave it unto Hagar, putting it on her shoulder, and the child, and sent her … Continue reading

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4/24/2012 Links

I’ve been reading a lot of excellent posts these last few weeks.  Here, I want to share some of them with you (if you haven’t read them already). 1.  Messianic Jew Derek Leman talks about Rachel Held Evans’ controversial post, … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Christology, Church, Jerry Falwell, Jewish-Christian Relations, Love, Religion | Tagged , , , ,

Newt Gingrich’s Saving Lives & Saving Money 2

What I liked in my latest reading of Newt Gingrich’s Saving Lives & Saving Money: Transforming Health and Healthcare is that it differed from some of the usual conservative talking-points that I hear. Many conservatives love to argue that there … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Health Care, Political Philosophy, Politics

The “Those Who Never Heard” Concern…in Judaism

A problem that has perplexed a lot of Christians and thinkers about Christianity is the eternal destiny of those who have never heard the Gospel.  A salient doctrine within Christianity states that one must believe in the Gospel (usually defined … Continue reading

Posted in Religion

The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships 24

For my write-up today on The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships, I’ll use as my starting-point something that Sean Barron says on page 328: “For years, I reacted to uncomfortable situations with silence.  During the same time, I clung to … Continue reading

Posted in Asperger's, Autism, Social Skills