Daily Archives: September 27, 2013

Mary, Martha, and the Bible

My church had some interesting discussions last night at our Bible study.  We’re still going through our study on the Gospel of Luke.  I’ll use as my starting-point a question on page 35 of the curriculum that we are using, … Continue reading

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The Art of Living-happiness

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
This post really is somewhat about Epictetus and Stoic philosophy as the book, The Art of Living, presents it.  But I will wind around on the way there. When I was a college freshman, I took a…

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Reinventing Richard Nixon 1

I started Daniel Frick’s Reinventing Richard Nixon: A Cultural History of an American Obsession. My latest reading was about how Richard Nixon’s story about himself reflected rags-to-riches stories in American culture.  There was Benjamin Franklin’s autobiography, in which Benjamin Franklin … Continue reading

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