Daily Archives: October 16, 2018

The Quest for the Original Bible — Karen R. Keen

Is there an “original” Bible? Can we sort through copies of biblical manuscripts to reconstruct the first autographs penned by individual authors? Often Christians believe it’s essential to find the single, original meaning of the Bible, usually through a branch … Continue reading

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What Does the Bible Say about Sex? — Karen R. Keen

This is part 1 of a 2 part series. Part 1 begins with what the Bible says about sex. Part 2 will examine why certain views on sex are in the Bible and their relevance for Christians today. 63 more words … Continue reading

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Hopeful

Originally posted on Clarissa's Blog:
This is the kind of Democrat I want to support: Some top Democrats already see Trump as a potential ally in an infrastructure push. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), ranking member of the House Transportation…

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Thoughts provoked by the HM Symposium on “How the West Came to Rule” — Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist

Reblogging for future reference: In 1976, Robert Brenner wrote an article titled “Agrarian Class Structure and Economic Development in Pre-Industrial Europe” in a scholarly journal that defined what would become known as “the Brenner thesis”. Based entirely on an accident … Continue reading

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ANCIENT NEAR EAST APPROACHES TO GENESIS? — Postmillennial Worldview

Reblogging for future reference (not necessarily agreement): PMW 2018-083 by Paul J. Barth (Aquila Report) Gentry note: The Genesis Creation Account is not only foundational to a biblical worldview, but to the Bible itself. Too many evangelicals waffle when it … Continue reading

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Willing Love — SaintlySages

Father Cassilly writes: “Love is an act of the will, and the will, like any other faculty, has its own proper object. As sounds are perceived by the ear and colors by the eye, as the intellect assents to truth, … Continue reading

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LXX Q&A with Will Ross and Greg Lanier — Septuaginta &c.

Originally posted on Hendrickson Publishers Blog: As the publication date for the Septuaginta: A Reader’s Edition and the academic shows approach, we’re excited to reveal to you this exclusive Q&A with the editors: Will Ross and Greg Lanier. The pair … Continue reading

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Review: Theologies of the American Revivalists

Originally posted on Bob on Books:
Theologies of the American Revivalists, Robert W. Caldwell III. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2017. Summary: A study, not so much of the history, as the theologies underlying the different revival movements in America from…

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Presidential Biographies: Zachary Taylor #12 (1849-1850)

Originally posted on Eclectic Theist- J.W. Wartick's Random Interests:
My quest to read (at least) one biography per President continues with Zacharay Taylor, the twelfth President of the United States. The biography I chose with my selection process (reading…

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“You Must Be Perfect” – Matthew 5:48

Originally posted on Reading Acts:
The final line of this chapter may serve as a summary of the six expansions of Old Testament Law. Pennington argues this is the summary of all of Matthew 5 as well as a segue…

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