Monthly Archives: April 2019

How Do Theologians Learn to Talk Like This? — Debunking Christianity

Reblogging for future reference: Fine-Tuning Christianity…Until It Vanishes One of my seminary professors—a bit more cynical than most—wisecracked about Karl Barth’s 12-volume magnum opus on Christian theology, “Nobody knows 8,000 pages about God—not even in German.” The key word here … Continue reading

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The fall of Lucifer — Triablogue

Two traditional prooftexts for the fall of Lucifer are Isa 14 and Ezk 28. Although Isa 14 isn’t directly about the fall of Lucifer, it employs civil war in heaven imagery. 338 more words via The fall of Lucifer — Triablogue

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Balaam the seer — Triablogue

In the past I’ve explored the possibility that the talking donkey episode (Num12) is a vision: http://triablogue.blogspot.com/2014/07/balaams-vision.html That interpretation goes back to Maimonides. As I think about it, there’s an additional argument for that interpretation. 80 more words via Balaam the … Continue reading

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Matriarchy and Feminism in Genesis — Bible Films Blog

I’ve been looking at the biblical Matriarchs on film and particularly how that is viewed from a feminist perspective. Part of the problem with this starts with the question of who exactly qualifies as a Matriarch in the Bible. 1,918 … Continue reading

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Holy moly Molinism — Triablogue

But now you raise a quite different objection aimed specifically at (3). “Before God sticks Fred in second century Tibet wouldn’t He have to ascertain that Fred would freely reject the Gospel in all circumstances, not just some of them?” … Continue reading

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The creation of Eve — Triablogue

As I often say, I think a useful interpretive step when we read historical narratives of Scripture is to imagine what the scene looks like. What did the narrator intend the reader to see in his mind’s eye? 687 more words … Continue reading

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Bernie or Biden? — Clarissa’s Blog

Both can stand up better than any other candidate against Trump. So on that count, I’m not worried. I’d gladly go for Bernie but I’m afraid that he might not be able to stand up to the loony-tunes SJWs he … Continue reading

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The Most Important Lesson I Learned in Seminary — Thinking Theologically

Going to seminary was easily one of the best decisions I have ever made. I recognize that seminary isn’t for everyone, and I certainly don’t think a person must go to seminary to be able to minister correctly. However, as … Continue reading

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How to Get Your Comment Noticed — The Art of Blogging

How do you get more readers? While the first (and most obvious) answer is to write quality content, the truth is that networking with other bloggers, especially if they are in the same niche as you, is essential to getting … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Write: How To Start, and What To Write If You Don’t Have Any Ideas

Book Review: How To Write: How To Start, and What To Write If You Don’t Have Any Ideas

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