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Let me preface the following by noting that I have not been politically active for many years. In the giant spectrum of things I am probably "liberal" and not a denizen of the American Religious…Continue
Thought maybe it might be nice to have a thread where people can post pics or links to personal pics. (I had my 8th anniversary a few days back, and a new acquaintance asked me about it. And…Continue
Matthew's gospel concludes with a commission to baptize in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. But if Acts is accurate, Peter wasted little time violating that commission (Acts…Continue
Did the story recounted in 1 Sam. 28 really happen? Wherever you come down on this, you’re going to be in good company. Smelik, “The Witch of Endor: I Samuel 28 in Rabbinic and Christian Exegesis…Continue
Been working on the 23rd chapter of Matthew. There is a certain parallel structure in the early part, the Pharisees,have seated themselves in the chair of Moses-- do not be called "teacher"tie heavy…Continue
Reading Paul's invectives against the wisdom of the world (e.g., 1 Cor. 1:18-25, 1 Cor. 3:18-20), one could almost read him as encouraging Christians to abandon reason for blind faith, to ignore…Continue
Been reading the Cambridge history of Renaissance Philosophy. The first part concerns printing and censorship -- a bit thin on philosophical interest. However, something I read did strike me as an…Continue
I recently became aware that last January marked the 10th anniversary of the Toronto Blessing movement. Apparently, from nearly the beginning there were those who were "for" it and those who were…Continue
Since 1 Thess. 2:16 refers to God's wrath (ὀργὴ) against the Jews as having already come (ἔφθασεν), I hesitate to conclude that Paul was referring to a future event. Given that his letter was…Continue
The notion that Christ died for the remission of Gentile as well as Jewish sins is generally presumed to have originated with Paul. Before the gospels were written the doctrine of atonement was…Continue
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