Daily Archives: July 26, 2012

Newt Gingrich’s To Save America 8: Medicare

In my latest reading of To Save America: Stopping Obama’s Secular-Socialist Machine, Newt Gingrich talks about Medicare.  He laments that a lot of money on Medicare is wasted on account of such things as Medicare fraud, lack of coordination, paperwork, … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Health Care, Politics, Television, West Wing

Local Deities? Mystery Cults and Osiris and Isis. Soul and Spirit.

I have three items for my write-up today on Helmut Koester’s History, Culture, and Religion of the Hellenistic Age. 1.  On page 156, Koester says that “The old Greek religion was a religion of city gods”, in which gods were … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Greco-Roman, Philosophy, Religion | 2 Comments