Monthly Archives: February 2014

Book Write-Up: Loving God with Your Mind

Paul M. Gould and Richard Brian Davis, ed.  Loving God with Your Mind: Essays in Honor of J.P. Moreland.  Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2014. I would like to thank Moody Publishers for my review copy of this book.  See here for … Continue reading

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Concluding Black History Month 2014

A person who knew my story would probably say that I was naive about race when I was younger.  At the undergraduate institution that I attended, I was taking a Winter Term class.  I was arguing against affirmative action, saying … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Long Trail Home, by Vickie McDonough

Vickie McDonough.  Long Trail Home.  Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2011. I would like to thank Moody Publishers for my review copy of this book.  See here for Moody’s page about it. This book is part of the Morgan Family Series, which … Continue reading

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Is Bill Cosby Right? 9

I finished Is Bill Cosby Right? (Or Has the Black Middle Class Lost Its Mind?), by Michael Eric Dyson.  In this post, I’ll talk about Dyson’s discussion of the economic situation of African-Americans. Dyson acknowledges the economic improvements in the … Continue reading

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Why Rydelnik’s Book Was So Refreshing

A few days ago on my blog, I reviewed Michael Rydelnik’s The Messianic Hope: Is the Hebrew Bible Really Messianic?  See here to read my review.  Rydelnik argues in that book that the Hebrew Bible points directly to the Messiah, … Continue reading

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Is Bill Cosby Right? 8

On page 250 of Is Bill Cosby Right? (Or Has the Black Middle Class Lost Its Mind?), Michael Eric Dyson quotes something that Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. said about the program Amos ‘n’ Andy.  Gates stated in a November … Continue reading

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Is Bill Cosby Right? 7

In my latest reading of Is Bill Cosby Right? (Or Has the Black Middle Class Lost Its Mind?), Michael Eric Dyson praises Jesse Jackson for acknowledging the importance of personal responsibility within the African-American community, while also working to address … Continue reading

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Milgrom-Then YHWH spoke to Moses

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
I have begun reading Jacob Milgrom’s Leviticus (Continental Commentary). Over and over again throughout Leviticus, the statement that YHWH spoke to Moses recurs. Now there are overwhelming arguments that the historical figure, Moses, did not personally…

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Book Write-Up: The Messianic Hope, by Michael Rydelnik

Michael Rydelnik.  The Messianic Hope: Is the Hebrew Bible Really Messianic?  Nashville: B&H Academic, 2010. I would like to thank B&H Academic for my review copy of this book.  See here for B&H’s page about it. The question of whether … Continue reading

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Is Bill Cosby Right? 6

In my latest reading of Is Bill Cosby Right? (Or Has the Black Middle Class Lost Its Mind?), Michael Eric Dyson discusses different views regarding the causes of poverty.  Some blame the poor individual, as if he or she is … Continue reading

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