Monthly Archives: November 2018

Millgram-Elijah resigns — theoutwardquest

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Calendar narratives — Triablogue

Flood stories were widespread in the ancient world. One distinctive of the biblical flood account is its use of dates. There are five dates in the Genesis flood narrative. This is remarkable, since those are the only dates in the … Continue reading

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Jews, Edomites and Khazars

Originally posted on Malcolm Nicholson:
Introduction In the Old Testament God gave promises to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob  that He would bless, prosper and multiply their descendants (Genesis 12:1-3, 15:1-20, 26:1-5, 17:1-16, 22:17-18, 28:13-15, 35:10-12). Many modern anti-Semites argue that…

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The Caravan — Triablogue

Predictably the liberal media had a freakout over the fracas on the Southern border. Tear-gassing children! A few observations:i) From what I’ve read, most of the invaders were adult men. In addition, they threw rocks and bottles at border-control agents. … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Creation and Doxology

Gerald Hiestand and Todd Wilson, ed. Creation and Doxology: The Beginning and End of God’s Good World. IVP Academic, 2018. See here to purchase the book. This book contains essays about how Christians should see creation. A significant portion of … Continue reading

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The King In Isaiah 9 Isn’t Hezekiah — Triablogue

Among those who look for a naturalistic fulfillment of Isaiah 9 or a fulfillment that doesn’t identify the king as God, Hezekiah is a candidate who’s often suggested (H.G.M. Williamson, Isaiah 6-12 [New York, New York: Bloomsbury, 2018], n. 103 … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of the New Deal: FDR and the Japanese-Americans — Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist

Boys Behind Barbed Wire (Norito Takamoto, Albert Masaichi, and Hisashi Sansui), 1944, Manzanar concentration camp COUNTERPUNCH, NOVEMBER 27, 2018 Not long ago, I had lunch with Arn Kawano, a friend and Marxmail subscriber whose parents had been interred during WWII … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Becoming Mrs. Lewis, by Patti Callahan

Patti Callahan. Becoming Mrs. Lewis. Thomas Nelson, 2018. See here to purchase the book. Becoming Mrs. Lewis is a novel about Joy Davidman’s relationship with C.S. Lewis, the renowned Christian academic, apologist, and author. Joy Davidman married C.S. Lewis and … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Unveiling, by R. Jeff Collene

R. Jeff Collene. The Unveiling: The Book of Sevens. WestBow, 2016. See here to purchase the book. R. Jeff Collene is a pastor. This book is about the Book of Revelation. Here are some thoughts. A. In terms of the … Continue reading

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Millgram-famine, gods, and mission creep

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We have just had a late November blizzard where I live, near Kansas City. The Weather Channel has taken to giving even inland storms personal names. They are calling this storm Bruce. Bruce the storm. I…

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