Daily Archives: June 29, 2012

Michele Bachmann’s Core of Conviction 6

In my latest reading of Core of Conviction: My Story, Michele Bachmann presents many of the usual conservative criticisms of Obamacare: that it cuts Medicare, that it increases demand and thus the price of health care, that it can lead … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Health Care, Political Philosophy, Politics

The Good Samaritan and an Incident in the Temple

I finished Brad Young’s Jesus and His Jewish Parables: Rediscovering the Roots of Jesus’ Teaching.  In this post, I’ll talk about Young’s comments on the Parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:29-37). Young states that his mentor, David Flusser, believed … Continue reading

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