Daily Archives: April 13, 2017

Review: The Heir Apparent

Originally posted on Bob on Books:
The Heir Apparent, Jane Ridley. New York: Random House, 2013. Summary: An award-winning biography of Edward VII, often criticized for his faults of character as heir to the throne under Victoria, whose reign ushered in…

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What is the Roman Imperial Cult?

Originally posted on Reading Acts:
I have posted on this topic before,  usually in the context of the book of Revelation. For example in this post I argued Revelation is a form of resistance literature offering an alternative way of looking at…

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Out of Egypt

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
I sometimes hear or read that the exodus never happened, even that there is not a shred of evidence for it in the Egyptian records.  People who say this are probably rejecting a theological or sensational…

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Current Events Write-Up: Gorsuch and Garland, Mere Rhetoric, KFC, Medicaid Work Requirements, Syria, Hillary, Christian Seders, Hank Hanegraaff

Time for this week’s Current Events Write-Up, in which I link to articles and comment on them. Reason: On Criminal Justice and Executive Branch Power, Neil Gorsuch May Be More “Liberal” Than Merrick Garland, by Damon Root. Of course, Neil … Continue reading

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