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- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
- Why Did Jesus Tell Mary, "Mine Hour Is Not Yet Come" (John 2:4)?
- More on Christ in the Rig Veda (With a Question Mark)
- Deuteronomy 24:4: Why Was the Ex-Wife Defiled?
- The Importance of the Soup Kitchen
- Honest Prayer
- About Me
- A Contradiction in Stephen King's IT
- Some New Arguments for the Principle of Sufficient Reason?
- Transubstantiation: Was Thomas Aquinas a Semi-Calvinist?
- Book Write-Ups: The Servant of the Lord and His Servant People; Reformation Commentary on John 13-21; Every Leaf, Line, and Letter
- The New American: Celebrate! Columbus “Divided History” and Deserves to be Defended, Not Upended
- Morning Wire: China’s Socially Conservative Reasons for Banning Video Games
- FAIR: The Media Myth of ‘Once Prosperous’ and Democratic Venezuela Before Chávez
- Elder Platform for California
- Books Write-Up: Obadiah, Jonah and Micah; Letters for the Church; the Paradox of Sonship
- Common Dreams: Biden Applauded for Executive Order Targeting ‘Insidious’ Anti-Worker Practices
- Book Write-Up: The Path of Faith, by Brandon D. Crowe
- Glenn Greenwald: Questions About the FBI’s Role in 1/6 Are Mocked Because the FBI Shapes Liberal Corporate Media
- Books Write-Up: Worshiping with the Reformers; Understanding Gender Dysphoria
Monthly Archives: October 2012
In my latest reading of The Conscience of a Liberal, Paul Krugman interacts with Thomas Frank’s 2004 book, What’s the Matter with Kansas? How Conservatives Won the Heart of America? In that book, Frank argues that many people in Kansas … Continue reading
In Exodus 34:6-7, God declares God’s character to Moses: “And the Lord passed by before him, and proclaimed, The Lord, The Lord God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth,Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression … Continue reading
It’s a common cliche that Republicans are the Daddy-party whereas Democrats are the Mommy-party. That means that Republicans are believed to be tough towards America’s foreign enemies and good at keeping the United States safe, whereas the Democrats are regarded … Continue reading
I finished Erwin Goodenough’s By Light, Light: The Mystic Gospel of Hellenistic Judaism. In this post, I’ll use as my starting-point what Goodenough says about Philo’s thought on page 398: “True, obedience to the unwritten law in even this sense … Continue reading
In my latest reading of The Conscience of a Liberal, Paul Krugman seeks the causes of the vast disparity of wealth in the United States and the stagnation of middle-class income. Krugman does not think that these things are just … Continue reading
In my latest reading of By Light, Light: The Mystic Gospel of Hellenistic Judaism, Erwin Goodenough referred to W. Bousset’s treatment of the Apostolic Constitutions, as well as interacted with the Apostolic Constitutions himself. The Apostolic Constitutions was a fourth … Continue reading
At church this morning, we sang the hymn “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing”. To read the lyrics and listen to the song, click here. Above the title of the hymn in our hymn-book was a quotation of the first … Continue reading
In my latest reading of The Conscience of a Liberal, Paul Krugman continues his narrative about movement conservatism. It’s not like a lot of left-leaning narratives about conservatism that I’ve encountered—-the types that romanticize William F. Buckley and Barry Goldwater … Continue reading
In my latest reading of The Conscience of a Liberal, Paul Krugman tells a typical left-wing narrative, and yet he also diverges from it, in areas. Where Krugman echoed the typical left-wing narrative was in his argument that a number … Continue reading