Daily Archives: November 4, 2018

The Darkness of Greed – Matthew 6:22-24

Originally posted on Reading Acts:
Just a short note on this very difficult saying. Although it is between two sayings on wealth, the connection to wealth is not clear to most modern readers. First, ancient people thought the eye illuminated…

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Why Vote on Tuesday: The Menacing Challenges of Trump and Trumpism

Originally posted on Global Justice in the 21st Century:
World Order in the Age of Trump and Trumpism  [Prefatory Note: This piece has been published in two online publications in recent days, Rozenberg Quarterly and Z-Net, in slightly modified form.…

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Reflections on reincarnation — Triablogue

1. I rarely write about Hinduism and Buddhism because it’s fairly specialized. Reincarnation is neglected in Christian apologetics because most Christian apologetics is focussed on challenges to Christianity in the West. 2. Before addressing the specifics, I’d like to make … Continue reading

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Who is better on health care? Republicans (Ted Cruz) or Democrats (Bernie Sanders)?

Originally posted on WINTERY KNIGHT:
I noticed that the Democrats are trying to focus on health care in the 2018 mid-terms, so I thought I would re-post a debate on health care between Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders. I think…

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Is Luke’s Silence Evidence of Ignorance? — Vridar

Reblogging for future reference: When reading scholars’ arguments about determining the dates of books in the New Testament, I often come away feeling as if I know less than when I started. Their works frequently leave me with a dull … Continue reading

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