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Daily Archives: February 1, 2013
Forgiveness, Palatability, and God’s Presence
My church for its Bible study is going through Romans: The Letter That Changed the World, With Mart De Haan and Jimmy DeYoung. I have three items on our session last night. 1. Someone in the group, whom I will … Continue reading
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Where Do Sinners Go?
I liked the January 8, 2013 devotion in Our Daily Bread. In it, there’s a story about a Christian who was talking to a man named Bob, who did not care much for Christianity. The Christian asked Bob if he … Continue reading
Ambrose’s Nixon: The Education of a Politician 9
In my write-up today on Stephen Ambrose’s Nixon: The Education of a Politician, I’ll talk some about Richard Nixon’s relationship with Dwight Eisenhower. This will be based on what I have read so far in Ambrose’s book, however, not what … Continue reading
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Faith and Scholarship; News or Religious Book?
I have two items for my write-up today on Ari Goldman’s The Search for God at Harvard. 1. On page 70, Goldman states: “Another noteworthy development in the academic study of religion has been the ability of scholars of religion … Continue reading
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