Daily Archives: January 20, 2015

Jaded: The State of the Union and the Republican Response

Will I be watching the State of the Union and the Republican response tonight?  Oh, maybe.  Or I’ll tape them and watch them tomorrow.  Or I’ll listen to them on the Internet tomorrow while doing other things. I’m just not … Continue reading

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Acts 2 – Pentecost in the Book of Acts

Originally posted on Reading Acts:
The imagery of Pentecost may be important. Pentecost is a pilgrim-holiday also known as the Feast of Weeks or Shavuot. The holiday celebrated the firstfruits of the harvest. The Festival of Weeks was the smallest…

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Review: Faith and Reason: Three Views

Originally posted on Bob on Books:
The question of the relation of faith and reason is a live question for any Christian seeking to live an integrated life in the world of higher education, where rigorous thought is a necessary…

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Book Write-Up: Fire by Night, by Lynn Austin

Lynn Austin.  Fire by Night.  Minneapolis: Bethany House, 2003. Fire by Night is the second book of Lynn Austin’s Refiner’s Fire series, which is about the American Civil War.  The first book, Candle in the Darkness (see my review here), … Continue reading

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