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- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
- The Seating Arrangement at the Last Supper
- Julie Nixon Eisenhower's Pat Nixon: The Untold Story 6
- Moses' Uncircumcised Lips, Emotional Yet Recited Prayer
- Genesis 4:13: Did Cain Repent?
- The Silent Scream, and Planned Parenthood's Response
- About Me
- Elisha ben Abuya: Apostate!
- Interesting Discussions in Christine Hayes' Gentile Impurities and Jewish Identities
- I Chronicles 18
- Resentment and Persevering Love
- Sunday Quote: Activist Jean Vanier on loneliness and the revolt against injustice
- Book Write-Up: One Church, Many Tribes, by Richard Twiss
- Book Write-Up: Keynes Hayek, by Nicholas Wapshott
- A Sinister Pious Fraud?
- Listening, Sharing, and Desiring Good for Oneself and Others
- Book Write-Up: God’s Other Children, by Bradley Malkovsky
- Cook-mythic annihilation
- Talking Like Evangelicals? Being Like Evangelicals?
- Book Write-Up: The Age of Atheists, by Peter Watson
Category Archives: Judiciary
Jay Sekulow of the conservative American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) claims that Judge Sotomayor is strict on the separation of church and state, meaning she would’ve voted against allowing the display of the Ten Commandments on public property … Continue reading
Today, President Obama is announcing his selection of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court. Judge Sotomayor has a compelling story. According to the AP (see here): Sotomayor is a self-described “Newyorkrican” who grew up in a Bronx housing project … Continue reading
M.B. Lerner, “The Tractate Avot,” Literature of the Sages: First Part, ed. Shmuel Safrai (Philadelphia: Fortress, 1987) 273. In the Mishnah, the tractate Avot (“fathers”) appears in the division Nezikin (“damages”). Avot concerns such issues as oral Torah, ethics, and … Continue reading
NPR has an excellent story today, NRA Seeks to Overturn Handgun Bans Beyond D.C. San Francisco has a ban on handguns in public housing, and that negatively affects a gay man, who owns a gun to protect himself from hate … Continue reading
According to a recent Justice Department audit, the department deliberately rejected liberal or Democratic applicants because of their political positions. For the Justice Department, this kind of hiring practice is against the law, since it’s supposed to be politically independent. … Continue reading
In my debates with liberals on gun control, they often point out that the Constitutional right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited, meaning that the government can and should place limits on it. Barack Obama actually said this … Continue reading