Daily Archives: September 5, 2012

Derek Leman on the Filthy Rags in Isaiah 64:6

Isaiah 64:6 says (in the KJV) that “all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags”.  Many evangelicals have thrown this verse in people’s faces to contend that we all need Jesus to be our Savior and to cover us with his … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney’s No Apology 5: The Economy

In my latest reading of Mitt Romney’s No Apology: Believe in America, Romney focused on economics.  I have two items (and the second item has sub-items). 1.  One reason that I wanted to read this book was that Romney defends … Continue reading

Posted in Asperger's, Autism, Candidates, Economics, Life, Politics, School

My Favorite Speech At Last Night’s Democratic Convention

Don’t get me wrong—-Michelle Obama was great!  And there were substantive and educational policy speeches by Ken Salazar on energy and Kathleen Sebelius on health care.  (But see here for a critique of Salazar’s claims.  And, while I’m at it, … Continue reading

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Realized Eschatology; Lord’s Day; Throne of Satan

I have three items for my write-up today on G.K. Beale’s The Book of Revelation: A Commentary on the Greek Text. 1.  In my last two posts about this book, I have referred to Beale’s view that there is an … Continue reading

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