Category Archives: 7th Heaven

The Actor and the Role

I have the first five seasons of 7th Heaven.  It’s been a year-or-so since I’ve watched the show, but I’m a fan.  And I would say that my favorite character was Eric Camden, the father and pastor.  I liked Annie … Continue reading

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The Genesis Code: Overall Review

I recently watched the Genesis Code, which is a 2010 movie.  The movie explores the question of whether science and Genesis 1 are compatible. I’m glad that I finally got to see it, for I was curious about it when … Continue reading

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Peter Graves, Feminine Mystique 5, Josephus on Women, Post-Exilic Unhewn Stones, Math vs. the Humanities, Unfit for God (Yet Ready or Not!)

1.  I just learned that Peter Graves has passed away.  Peter Graves is known for various roles, but I honor him as Pastor Eric Camden’s father on 7th Heaven, Colonel John Camden. Here are some posts that I wrote about … Continue reading

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Neat vs. Messy Stories

Frederick Copleston, A History of Philosophy, Volume I: Greece and Rome (Westminster: Newman, 1959) 365. Aristotle demands…unity of plot, in the sense of organic, structural unity. The plot must be neither so vast that it cannot be taken in at … Continue reading

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Father’s Day 2009

Tomorrow is Father’s Day, but I’ll be doing my “Top 10 TV Dads” today. (Actually, it’s 11, but I combined two of them, since I admire them for the same reason). 1. Ed Conner (Roseanne) and Martin Crane (Frasier): Both … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2009

For Mother’s Day this year, I want to list ten of my favorite television mothers. In many respects, they resemble my own mom in that they love their kids. Enjoy! 1. Annie Camden (7th Heaven): She is feisty and firm … Continue reading

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Fantasy Island

I was doing some reading on Fantasy Island today. Not long ago, I wrote a tribute to Ricardo Montalban, whom I knew from Star Trek and Planet of the Apes movies. A variety of news shows that I watched, however, … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King Day 2009

Here are some items for Martin Luther King Day: 1. Patrick J. Buchanan, Right from the Beginning (New York: Regnery, 1990) 303: “No one was unmoved [by King’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech]. I knew I had just heard from … Continue reading

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Uninspired LXX, Barnaban Antinomianism, Non-Israelite Kashrut

1. Benjamin Kedar, “The Latin Translations,” Mikra: Text, Translation, Reading and Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity, ed. Martin Jan Mulder (Peabody: Hendrickson, 2004) 320. “In order [for Jerome] to obtain the sense of the … Continue reading

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Other Higher Powers?

On Stephen Collins’ web site, there’s an interaction between Stephen and someone who wrote in his guestbook. Stephen Collins played the Reverend Eric Camden on 7th Heaven. “J.J.” writes the following: “I loved your show. How could you compromise like … Continue reading

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