Daily Archives: September 24, 2018

Meditations on the Lord’s Prayer – Part 10 of 12

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Socialism, economics, and the Left

Originally posted on occasional links & commentary:
Last month, Alexander Beunder, the editor of Socialist Economist, asked a handful of “expert economists from around the world”—including Johanna Bockman, Prabhat Patnaik, Andrew Kliman, and myself—two key questions concerning the problems and…

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Writing Tips by Stephen King

Originally posted on A Pilgrim in Narnia:
I’ve blogged from time to time about the importance of Stephen King‘s On Writing. It is a funny, moving, flawed, and priceless resource for those who dream of having their journal sketches become hardcover…

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Hugh McCann and the Simplicity of Divinity

Originally posted on Eclectic Orthodoxy:
The late Hugh J. McCann characterizes his book Creation and the Sovereignty of God as an exercise in perfect being theology: “I wish to defend the thesis that God is an absolutely perfect being, who as…

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Don’t Cut Corners In Obedience

Originally posted on Brandon J. Adams:
I don’t usually riff off sermons from my church, but 1 Samuel 24 is too chock full of good detail begging for extraction. Quick background – David is on the run from a jealous…

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Mesopotamian Monday: Prayer to Ishtar by Assurbanipal — The Biblical Review

Through examining hymns of exultation, we can attain a sense of how an individual perceives him or herself. So, by looking at one of Assurbanipal’s prayer to Ishtar of Nineveh and Arbela, we can get a sense of how Assurbanipal … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Friendship with the World vs. Agape

Here are some items from last Sunday’s church services and events: A.  The theme for the LCMS service was taken from James 4:8a: “Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you” (KJV).  The youth pastor said that, … Continue reading

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Torrance’s Demythologization of Bultmann: Re-Metaphysicalizing the Gospel Through the Gospel — The Evangelical Calvinist

Because of David Congdon’s book on Bultmann, his book big which I have been reading, I am here going to continue to throw significant noise back at any sort of positive “retrieval” of Bultmann’s theology. The “noise” will, once again, … Continue reading

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