Daily Archives: August 27, 2018

Modern-Day Protectionism Enables Cronyism and Corruption

Originally posted on International Liberty:
During America’s early history, trade taxes were the major source of government revenue, but they were “revenue tariffs” rather than “protectionist tariffs.” Lawmakers didn’t necessarily want to block imports. This was before America was plagued…

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Dionysian Ponderings: Divine Knowledge, Creation, and Modal Collapse

Originally posted on Eclectic Orthodoxy:
How does the infinite Creator know the contingent realities he has brought into existence without compromising his metaphysical simpleness? Or as St Dionysius the Areopagite asks: How is God to comprehend something among the intelligibles…

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Mesopotamian Monday: Hymn of Sargon II to Nanay

Originally posted on The Biblical Review:
Just as modern-day artists and religious practitioners write hymns of worship for gods, ancient scribes also wrote hymns for gods. The most significant difference between hymns of today and hymns of 2700 years ago…

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Social Democrats

Originally posted on Clarissa's Blog:
I’d be happy to support Social Democrats, who represent a venerable political tradition that has done a lot of good. Social Democrats were viciously persecuted by Socialists and slaughtered by them in huge numbers,…

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The Determinist & Reductionist Challenge of Neuroscience to the Soul & Christian Theology

Reblogging for future reference.

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An Uber-Critic of Liberal Historicism; The ‘Historical Jesus’; and the Evangelicals: Bultmann

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Jesus is not our supreme example of love? According to some Christians, Jesus can’t be.

Originally posted on Enough Light:
I recently read this book: Washed and Waiting, Reflections on Christian Faithfulness & Homosexuality by Wesley Hill (updated and expanded edition), Zondervan 2010, 2016. It will take a few words to get to what the…

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