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- "The Struggle for an Education"
- Genesis 4:13: Did Cain Repent?
- Augustine, Aquinas, and Luther on the Sabbath
- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
- Hidden Secrets, and John Schneider's Testimony
- Chapters 19, 21-23 of The Stand
- More on Christ in the Rig Veda (With a Question Mark)
- The Seating Arrangement at the Last Supper
- About Me
- Theological Influences: The Churches of Christ — Experimental Theology
- Quiz Show: Bible Contradictions! — Triablogue
- Church Write-Up: Atoning for Betrayal
- Was the American Civil War About Slavery?
- The Devil’s Redemption — Triablogue
- Book Review: The War That Made America
- Evangelical Reflections on Seventh-day Adventism: Yesterday and Today, Part 3 (of 3)
- Evangelical Reflections on Seventh-day Adventism: Yesterday and Today, Part 2 (of 3)
- Evangelical Reflections on Seventh-day Adventism: Yesterday and Today, Part 1 (of 3)
Category Archives: Daily Quiet Time
I have heard a particular Bible question three times in my life. The question concerns the story of Joseph in the Book of Genesis. You may know the story. Jacob loved his son Joseph more than his other sons. Jacob’s … Continue reading
Is God right just because God knows more than we do? That question entered my mind years ago when I was reading the Book of Job in the Bible. And it entered my mind recently when I was going through … Continue reading
I recently read the “Acts of Paul and Thecla” in The Lost Books of the Bible and the Forgotten Books of Eden. I think it was in an introductory New Testament class that I first heard the idea that the … Continue reading
Christianity has long regarded Christian miracles as signs that the Christian religion is true: God, through the miracle, is authenticating to people the truth of the Christian religion. Yet, there appears to be some acknowledgment within the Old and New … Continue reading
Exodus 22:2-3 posits a situation in which a thief is breaking into somebody’s home: 2 If a thief is found breaking in, and is beaten to death, no bloodguilt is incurred; 3 but if it happens after sunrise, bloodguilt is … Continue reading
This will be somewhat of a rambling post, but not horribly rambling. I will start out with what Philo says about the Exodus in Special Laws II:217-219. Then, I will interact with a fictional book that I recently read about … Continue reading
I have been reading Philo’s Special Laws. Philo was a first century C.E. Jewish exegete in Alexandria, Egypt. He interpreted the Torah in light of Greek philosophy. In Special Laws, he attempts to give a rationale for various laws in … Continue reading