Monthly Archives: August 2018

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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Triablogue: Divine Deception

Triablogue: Divine Deception

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Church Write-Up: I Kings 8, Exodus 33, Service

Time for this week’s Church Write-Up. A.  The pastor at the LCMS church preached about I Kings 8.  Solomon is dedicating the Temple, while acknowledging that no earthly Temple can contain God, since the heavens and the heavens of heavens … Continue reading

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European Holocaust had roots in Africa, now Namibia is suing Germany — OffGuardian

Reblogging for future reference: In Africa, Namibian history is no secret. Nothing is taboo. This is what is common knowledge in Windhoek or in Cape Town in neighboring South Africa: The Germans drove into the desert, and then exterminated, over … Continue reading

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The Sermon on the Mount and Going Beyond the Law

Originally posted on Reading Acts:
The Sermon on the Mount is very much a Jewish style collection and there are some parallels between Jesus’ teaching and discussions of the Law found in the Mishnah.  For example, exchanging coins for tithes…

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Class-Warfare Taxes Are Most Harmful to Prosperity

Originally posted on International Liberty:
When I write about the economics of fiscal policy and need to give people an easy-to-understand explanation on how government spending affects growth, I share my four-part video series. But. other than a much-too-short primer…

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The Shining Path

Originally posted on Clarissa's Blog:
Even the word “socialism” seems to turn people who use it into rambling idiots: The libertarian sees the market as synonymous with freedom. But socialists hear “the market” and think of the anxious parent,…

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Pride Among Us

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Interview: Tracy M. Lemos — Women Biblical Scholars

T. M. Lemos is Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible at Huron University College and a member of the graduate school faculty at the University of Western Ontario. She earned her BA from Brown University in Judaic Studies and her PhD … Continue reading

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