Daily Archives: October 12, 2012

Finding Community

I went to my church’s Bible study last night, and we’re going through A Fragile Stone: Peter: Jesus’ Friend With Michael Card.  We talked about the issue of moving, since Peter left behind his fishing occupation to follow Jesus.  One … Continue reading

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The Great Betrayal 5

In my latest reading of The Great Betrayal: How American Sovereignty and Social Justice Are Being Sacrificed to the Gods of the Global Economy, Pat Buchanan talks about protectionism in antebellum America. In the early days of the American republic, … Continue reading

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Blasphemy and Cultic Devotion

I’m still reading Larry Hurtado’s How on Earth Did Jesus Become a God?  Historical Questions about Earliest Devotion to Jesus. In my latest reading, Hurtado argues that the claims by Jewish leaders in the synoptic Gospels that Jesus was a … Continue reading

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Reactions to the Vice-Presidential Debate

I just watched the Vice-Presidential debate.  Here are some of my reactions. 1.  Joe Biden did well especially in the beginning and the middle of the debate, when he was passionate.  Some may think that Biden projected an attitude of … Continue reading

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