Monthly Archives: February 2012

An Ever-Evolving Concept of God?

I came across this quote in Spong’s, Why Christianity Must Change or Die: “Karen Armstrong, in her insightful book A History of God, has demonstrated that Jews, Christians and Muslins were all at one time accused of being atheists when … Continue reading

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Arthur Sido on Nationalism and the American Church

Though most of my readers are also readers of Dr. Black, I thought it necessary to share this link.  Here Arthur Sido brings together the convictions and ponderings of Dr. Black and Dr. Olson respectively on the presence of the American … Continue reading

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Ein Samstag mit Meine Frau

Today was one of those days that teetered on a knife’s edge.  Mary Beth took Jazz to obedient school and I…well…I played a couple of mock rounds of my new board game, A Game of Thrones, while catching up on … Continue reading

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Matthew 25:32-46

As I was doing my daily Greek reading I came across this parable. The style in which it has been presented was of particular interest to me. The parable is framed in verses 32-33: “And all the nations were gathered … Continue reading

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Weekend Warrior DIY project

As you can tell, I don’t like going to the mechanic. And why should I? All this work would have cost me $300…with parts and 2 hours of my time…only $75. The cooling system has been removed (fluid drained, hoses … Continue reading

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“In the Original Text It Says:” A Review

[edit: I apologize to Energion Press for forgetting to thank them for a complementary review copy of the book.  I should also mention that Energion placed no restrictions on my review, and I have tried to present its content in … Continue reading

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The Baptism of Jesus in Matthew’s Gospel

I just received word that my paper, The Baptism of Jesus and the Fulfillment of All Righteousness: An Exploration of Jesus’ Relationship to Israel in Matthew 3:13-17, has been accepted for presentation (publication) at this year’s regional meeting of the Evangelical Theological … Continue reading

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January: Progress Through GNT and Vulgate

January has come and gone; a month of twelve has passed away in this new year.  As of today, I have finished translating up through Matthew 23 in both the Greek New Testament and the Latin Vulgate.  Quite a few … Continue reading

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