Monthly Archives: October 2015

Movie Write-Up (Loosely-Speaking): Ed Wood

Last Saturday night, we watched the 1931 Dracula movie, which starred Bela Lugosi as the Transylvanian vampire.  I had never seen it all the way through, so I wanted to watch it.  It was hosted by Svengoolie, who gave us … Continue reading

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Nick Peters’ Interview with David Wood on the Problem of Evil

I listened to another Nick Peters’ podcast last night.  This one was from November 2, 2013.  It was with David Wood, and it concerned the problem of evil: the question of whether the existence of evil is compatible with the … Continue reading

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Goldingay-the suffering prophet/servant

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
 I will shield this city and rescue it for the sake of my reputation and because of my promise to David my servant”’” (Isaiah 37:35 NET Bible). John Goldingay in The Theology of the Book of Isaiah takes on the problem of the Servant…

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Nick Peters’ Interview with Marcia Montenegro

I have had some insomnia recently, so I have been listening to things online while trying to sleep.  I mainly listen to religious things: Unbelievable with Justin Brierley, sermons, etc.  It just dawned on me when I was trying to … Continue reading

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Labels, judgment, and ‘boxes’ of believers

Sarahbeth Caplin Sometimes when I find myself fading out during small group discussion, I look around the room and observe the people around me. It hasn’t been a full year since I started attending this church, and I’m just now … Continue reading

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Two Septuagint Studies Classics from Wipf and Stock

Originally posted on Words on the Word:
Conybeare and Stock’s Selections from the Septuagint According to the Text of Swete is a classic–if somewhat dated–work in Septuagint studies. You may also know it as Grammar of Septuagint Greek. The grammar section…

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Candidate

I’ve been wanting to blog about Presidential candidate Ben Carson being a Seventh-Day Adventist.  Now that it is in the news quite a bit, I figure that now is a good time to write this post.  Here are some ramblings. … Continue reading

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Isaiah’s ‘Circle of the Earth’: A Bad Creationist Argument

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Hezekiah-crisis and trust

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
In The Theology of the Book of Isaiah, John Goldingay makes the historical narrative chapters a part of a collage dealing with the days of King Hezekiah that includes chapters 27-39. Goldingay does not at all…

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Temptation and Spiritual Warfare (with LOST, the Bible, and the Testament of Solomon Thrown Into the Mix)

I am plowing through a 1000-page book on the New Testament, so I won’t be writing any book reviews for at least a week.  In this post, I want to write about a scene in the Testament of Solomon, which … Continue reading

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