Daily Archives: November 2, 2013

Some Personal Reflections on Contemporary Atheism and Christianity (Part Three—Final)

Originally posted on the archives near Emmaus:
The following is the concluding segment of my three-part reflection on contemporary atheism and Christianity. Part One featured an introduction and review of Daniel Dennett’s Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon (Viking, 2006). Part Two…

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Jonathan Aitken’s Nixon: A Life 2

I was thinking about Fawn Brodie’s biography of Richard Nixon while I was reading Jonathan Aitken’s more positive portrayal.  Brodie speculated that Richard Nixon was unloved by his parents, and that this contributed to his political hunger.  But Aitken referred … Continue reading

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Psalm 132

I have two items for my blog post today on Psalm 132.  To read the Psalm, see here. 1.  Vv 1-7 say (in the King James Version, which is in the public domain): “A Song of degrees. LORD, remember David, … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Psalms, Religion, Weekly Quiet Time