Daily Archives: January 21, 2013

The 2013 Inaugural Address

Here are my favorite parts of President Barack Obama’s 2013 inaugural address: “We are true to our creed when a little girl born into the bleakest poverty knows that she has the same chance to succeed as anybody else, because … Continue reading

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The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years 14

For my write-up today on The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years, 1946-1952, I’ll use as my starting-point something that Irwin Gellman states on page 394. “In late July 1950, Nixon attended the annual Midsummer Encampment at the Bohemian Grove, … Continue reading

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Parousia at the Cross

Something that I read in a New Testament class one time was that the Gospel of John does not have a scene of darkness at Jesus’ crucifixion, unlike the synoptics, for John wanted to present the crucifixion as a time … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, John's Gospel: The Way It Happened, Lee Harmon, Religion