Daily Archives: October 11, 2018

Trump and the End of Antitrust — Robert Reich

I don’t want to destroy any opportunity I may have to work for those places.  I’m just reblogging this to share that I think competition is good. The Trump Justice Department has approved a $69 billion merger between CVS, the … Continue reading

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How Should A Christian See Themselves? — Deeper Waters

What’s the way a Christian should view themselves? Let’s plunge into the Deeper Waters and find out. Christians are supposed to be people of humility. No disagreement there. 1,912 more words via How Should A Christian See Themselves? — Deeper Waters

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History (or something else?) as Fulfilled Prophecy — Vridar

Once again I am succumbing to the temptation to do an easy post, little more than a copy and paste of something I posted on the earlywritings forum recently. 29 more words via History (or something else?) as Fulfilled Prophecy — … Continue reading

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On Not Seeing Christ in the Stranger — Experimental Theology

It is a maxim in the Christian tradition of hospitality that we are to “welcome Christ in the stranger.” It’s a notion neatly captured a saying derived from The Rule of St. 495 more words via On Not Seeing Christ in … Continue reading

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What’s the problem of unanswered prayer? — Triablogue

The “problem of unanswered prayer” is often discussed in apologetics. There’s really more than one problem: 1. At the most abstract level is the issue of whether unanswered prayer throws doubt on the existence of a prayer-answering God. 389 more words … Continue reading

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Using Modern Theology as Apparatus for Retrieving Classical Theology: Spinoza, Kant, Barth, and Luther in Critical Convergence

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NYTimes: The Democrats Have an Immigration Problem

Originally posted on Clarissa's Blog:
It’s a good, long, detailed article that I recommend. For those who don’t have time to read the whole thing, the most important takeaway is that the so-called “immigration movement” in the US is…

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Fenelon On Spiritual Perfection

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When We Cannot Reason Together

Originally posted on Bob on Books:
Raphael, The School of Athens It seems to me that in many quarters of the United States, we’ve reached a dangerous place of no longer being able to reason together when we have differences–whether the…

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Turn the Other Cheek – Matthew 5:33-42

Reading Acts Jesus gives four examples of how his principle of non-retaliation may be applied. If anyone slaps your face. This is likely a backhanded slap and would have been considered an insult to one’s honor. According to the Mishnah, … Continue reading

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