Daily Archives: October 8, 2013

A Tale of Two Tables

Originally posted on All Things are Yours:
During the course of one week: two different US states; two completely different groups of people.   I was there, and I saw the same thing happen in both places and thought, “This…

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Did Jesus Demand to be Worshipped?

Originally posted on Larry Hurtado's Blog:
In the continuing scholarly discussion about the origins and nature of earliest “Jesus-devotion” (my term for the reverence given to the risen/exalted Jesus in early Christian beliefs, proclamation, and worship), a question repeatedly…

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The Arrogance to Power 4

President Richard Nixon wanted to pressure the CIA to limit the FBI’s investigation into Watergate, and his rationale to CIA director Richard Helms was that one of the Watergate conspirators, E. Howard Hunt, who had worked for the CIA, might … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: A Walk in the Garden

Paul Morris and Deborah Sawyer, ed.  A Walk in the Garden: Biblical, Iconographical and Literary Images of Eden.  England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1992. A Walk in the Garden contains seventeen contributions by scholars about the Garden of Eden story in … Continue reading

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