Author Archives: jamesbradfordpate

About jamesbradfordpate

My name is James Pate. This blog is about my journey. I read books. I watch movies and TV shows. I go to church. I try to find meaning. And, when I can’t do that, I just talk about stuff that I find interesting. I have degrees in fields of religious studies. I have an M.Phil. in the History of Biblical Interpretation from Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio. I also have an M.A. in Hebrew Bible from Jewish Theological Seminary, an M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School, and a B.A. from DePauw University.

Common Dreams: Biden Applauded for Executive Order Targeting ‘Insidious’ Anti-Worker Practices

“‘The measures encouraged by this EO represent a wish list progressives and other pro-competition advocates have been promoting for years, and in some cases decades,’ David Segal, director of the Demand Progress Education Fund, said in a statement. “‘From a ban … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Common Dreams: Biden Applauded for Executive Order Targeting ‘Insidious’ Anti-Worker Practices

Book Write-Up: The Path of Faith, by Brandon D. Crowe

Brandon D. Crowe. The Path of Faith: A Biblical Theology of Covenant and Law. IVP Academic, 2021. Go here to purchase the book. Brandon D. Crowe has a Ph.D. from Edinburgh and teaches New Testament at Westminster Theological Seminary. This … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Book Write-Up: The Path of Faith, by Brandon D. Crowe

Glenn Greenwald: Questions About the FBI’s Role in 1/6 Are Mocked Because the FBI Shapes Liberal Corporate Media

Glenn Greenwald’s take on Tucker’s claim that FBI infiltrators instigated the January 6 capitol invasion. Two passages in particular stood out to me. https://greenwald.substack.com/p/questions-about-the-fbis-role-in “This reaction is particularly confounding given how often the FBI did exactly this during the first … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Glenn Greenwald: Questions About the FBI’s Role in 1/6 Are Mocked Because the FBI Shapes Liberal Corporate Media

Books Write-Up: Worshiping with the Reformers; Understanding Gender Dysphoria

Here are some new book reviews. I received complimentary copies of these books from the publisher. My reviews are honest. A. Karin Maag. Worshiping with the Reformers. IVP Academic, 2021. Go here to purchase the book. Karin Maag has a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Books Write-Up: Worshiping with the Reformers; Understanding Gender Dysphoria

Book Write-Up: Postmortem Opportunity, by James Beilby

James Beilby. Postmortem Opportunity: A Biblical and Theological Assessment of Salvation After Death. IVP Academic, 2021. Go here to purchase the book. James Beilby is professor of systematic and philosophical theology at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota. He was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Book Write-Up: Postmortem Opportunity, by James Beilby

“The New War on Terror”

https://counter-currents.com/2021/06/new-war-on-terror/

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on “The New War on Terror”

“The Tulsa Libel”

Controversial site, but a different take on what happened in Tulsa, 1921. “The Tulsa Libel” UPDATE: Here is another article, from another controversial site: “The Tulsa Myth”

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on “The Tulsa Libel”

Book Write-Up: Jeremiah, by Derek Kidner

Derek Kidner. Jeremiah. IVP Academic, 1987, 2021. Go here to purchase the book. Derek Kidner was Warden at the Tyndale House theological library in Cambridge, England. This book is a reprint of his 1987 book, The Message of Jeremiah. It … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Book Write-Up: Jeremiah, by Derek Kidner

Book Write-Up: Does God Exist?, by W. David Beck

W. David Beck. Does God Exist? A History of Answers to the Question. IVP Academic, 2021. Go here to purchase the book. W. David Beck has a doctorate from Boston University and is emeritus professor of philosophy at Liberty University. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Book Write-Up: Does God Exist?, by W. David Beck

Book Write-Up: The Great Deformation, by David A. Stockman

David A. Stockman. The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America. PublicAffairs, 2013. See here to purchase the book. David Stockman has served as a congressman, President Ronald Reagan’s budget director, and a private equity investor. While people with … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Book Write-Up: The Great Deformation, by David A. Stockman