Daily Archives: July 23, 2018

The Epoch Times: Trump Improving Relations With Russia Pressures China

The Epoch Times: Trump Improving Relations With Russia Pressures China

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Disappearing poverty — occasional links & commentary

In international human rights law, a “forced disappearance” occurs when a person is secretly abducted or imprisoned by a state or political organization (or by a third party with the authorization, support, or acquiescence of a state or political organization), … Continue reading

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What All Winning Presidents Have in Common — The Busybody

Ali Rizvi’s theory is that the most charismatic candidate is bound to win any presidential election. It has always been the case since presidential debates were televised in 1960. Even when the victor has a low charisma, his opponent had … Continue reading

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The Federalist: Let’s Get Some Things Straight About The Impact Of Russian Meddling

The Federalist: Let’s Get Some Things Straight About The Impact Of Russian Meddling

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Leuchter-Mushites, Levites and Solomon — theoutwardquest

I am processing much material from my reading of Mark Leuchter’s The Levites and the Boundaries of Israelite Identity. Understanding his position requires adjusting some assumptions. The Bible itself claims that Levites descended from one person, Levi son of Isaac. … Continue reading

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Let’s Lose More Elections

Originally posted on Clarissa's Blog:
“Abolish ICE” is a slogan that undoubtedly is being misinterpreted by many Americans as “Let’s have no immigration enforcement whatsoever.” (That’s not what candidates who say “Abolish ICE” actually mean.) Yes, the slogan is…

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Triablogue: Jewish Objections to Jesus

Triablogue: Jewish Objections to Jesus

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Church Write-Up: The Bad Shepherds’ Perspective, I John 2:13-17, a Postmillennial Interpretation of Revelation

Here is this week’s Church Write-Up. A.  At the LCMS church, the pastor’s text was Jeremiah 23:1-6, in which God criticizes the shepherds of Israel for neglecting God’s flock.  These shepherds were the kings and the priests of Israel.  The … Continue reading

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