Daily Archives: August 15, 2018

DSA’s Explosive Growth: A Marxist Analysis

Originally posted on People's War:
By Joaquín Bustelo. On July 26, National Public Radio’s website ran a story, “What You Need To Know About The Democratic Socialists Of America.” A week earlier, Morning Edition had aired a substantial segment…

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Leuchter-the Persian period — theoutwardquest

I am forging ahead with my reading of Mark Leuchter’s The Levites and the Boundaries of Israelite Identity. There are three options about the history of the Levites after the Babylonian exile. The first is to take at face value … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Student’s Guide To International Relations

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
A Student’s Guide To International Relations, by Angelo M. Codevilla This was the first of fifteen books in this series that I happened to acquire, and it made for an interesting and short read…

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Book Review: A Student’s Guide To American Political Thought

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
A Student’s Guide To American Political Thought, by George W. Carey I am of somewhat mixed feelings regarding this book.  On the one hand, I love the book’s content and have found myself pondering…

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Book Review: A Student’s Guide To U.S. History

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
A Student’s Guide To U.S. History, by Wilfred M. McClay Three times in my grade school experiences I had year-long courses devoted to U.S. History, and in many ways they were done according to…

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Jennifer Roback Morse lectures on sex and sexuality at Harvard University — WINTERY KNIGHT

Reblogging for future reference. Dr. Morse delivers a talk based on her book “Smart Sex” at Harvard University. The MP3 file is here. (21 Mb) (Link in case that doesn’t work) Topics: the hook-up culture and its effects on men … Continue reading

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The Problem with Consequentialism in Thelogy (for Mere-O) — Reformedish

Reblogging for future reference: Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves. You will recognize them by their fruits. Are grapes gathered from thornbushes, or figs from thistles? So, every healthy tree … Continue reading

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“Pure exegesis (“reading out”) without any eisegesis (“reading in”) is an illusion”: Engaging With the Hermeneutical Problem and Theological Exegesis

via “Pure exegesis (“reading out”) without any eisegesis (“reading in”) is an illusion”: Engaging With the Hermeneutical Problem and Theological Exegesis

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Communication 101. Too many Christians get F ?

Originally posted on Enough Light:
Monday’s post offered answers (from a variety of people) to this question: What do you think are the biggest obstacles to unity in a local church? I noted a connecting underlying theme in many of…

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Entomology in Politics

Originally posted on Clarissa's Blog:
This is the kind of thing I detest: Democrats delivered groundbreaking victories for a transgender woman in Vermont, a Muslim woman in Minnesota and an African-American woman in Connecticut. It’s 2018. It’s time to…

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