Category Archives: Job

Does God’s Knowledge Mean God’s Justice?

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

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Book Write-Up: How to Read Job

John H. Walton and Tremper Longman III.  How to Read Job.  Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2015.  See here to buy the book. John H. Walton and Tremper Longman III are prolific scholars of the Hebrew Bible.  They are also evangelical … Continue reading

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The Dialogues in the Testament of Job

I recently read the Testament of Job. In my Charlesworth Pseudepigrapha, the Testament of Job is dated from the first century B.C.E. to the first century C.E. I first heard of the Testament of Job when I was an undergraduate. … Continue reading

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Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s Pat Nixon: The Untold Story 1

I started Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s Pat Nixon: The Untold Story.  Julie was the youngest daughter of Richard and Pat Nixon. What I’ll do in this post is quote a passage of the book that stood out to me, and then … Continue reading

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Aaron Jastrow’s Sermon

I finished Herman Wouk’s The Language God Talks: On Science and Religion. At the end of the book, Wouk quotes the sermon of Professor Aaron Jastrow, who was a character in Wouk’s book, War and Remembrance.  As I read the … Continue reading

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A Tiny Speck in a Vast Universe

For my write-up today on Herman Wouk’s The Language God Talks: On Science and Religion, I’d like to feature Wouk’s quotation of theoretical physicist Richard Feynman on page 65.  Feynman states: “It doesn’t seem to me that this fantastically marvelous … Continue reading

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Letchworth State Park

I didn’t go to church this morning because I took a little trip with my brother (who is visiting), my Mom, and my Mom’s husband to Letchworth State Park.  In addition to having a waterfall and a dam, this park … Continue reading

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