Daily Archives: January 18, 2013

Equal Before the Cross

My church had the second session of its Bible study on Romans last night.  We’re going through Romans: The Letter That Changed the World, with Mart De Haan and Jimmy DeYoung. One person in the group said that we’re all … Continue reading

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The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years 11

My latest reading of Irwin Gellman’s The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years, 1946-1952 was about Richard Nixon’s 1950 campaign for the U.S. Senate against Democrat Helen Gahagan Douglas.  A big issue in that campaign was on whether or not … Continue reading

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Lazarus and Osiris?

For my write-up today on Lee Harmon’s John’s Gospel: The Way It Happened, I’ll comment on Lee’s comparison of Jesus’ resurrection of Lazarus in John 11 with the ancient Egyptian story of Osiris.  In John 11, Lazarus has two sisters … Continue reading

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