Daily Archives: March 16, 2015

Book Write-Up: Divided, by Bill Delvaux

Bill Delvaux.  Divided: When the Head and the Heart Don’t Agree.  Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2015.  See here to buy the book. Christians intellectually believe certain ideas, but their heads and their hearts do not always agree.  They may have heard … Continue reading

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Jesus the Jew, and Being Born Again

Yesterday at church, my pastor preached about John 3, in which Jesus tells the Jewish religious leader Nicodemus that he must be born again. My pastor made the point that Jesus was not an evangelical Christian doing altar calls, but … Continue reading

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How Did Jesus Get to be So Hot? Where Popular Images of Jesus Actually Came From

Originally posted on AwayPoint:
Lyrics for the rap song, B.I.B.L.E. (Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth), include the following line: The white image, of Christ, is really Cesare Borgia. The idea that our modern image of Jesus could be based on…

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