Monthly Archives: August 2017

Vision of the Ages in the Current Context

It’s ancient; there’s nothing new about it. How many of you have given attention to the Gospel accounts of the lynch mob whipped up by the Sanhedrin to demand Jesus’ crucifixion? Whenever the evil establishment is threatened by loss of … Continue reading

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Boundary or Not

To many Christians, I sound like a conspiracy theorist when I mention the Hellenizing of Hebrew religion into Judaism. It’s particularly odd when any decent Bible college teaches the widely known history of Post-Exile Jerusalem. They talk about the conquests … Continue reading

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Unraveling Some Threads of Folly

There’s a long-running cult in Anglo-American history, much bigger than any single group. There is a core of belief that the Anglo-Saxons, among other Germanic tribes, are God’s Chosen. How that moved from Israel to Anglo-Saxons varies among these groups. … Continue reading

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The End of Religious Schlock

The cards are not in your favor, Christian bookstores; read `em and weep. I’m just enough iconoclast to appreciate the death of so-called Christian book stores. In the middle ages it was alleged relics of the New Testament figures and … Continue reading

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There’s No Saving It

The distinction between the political left and right is quite real in the minds of most Americans. It’s the structure of how the average resident of the US sees their world. Even if they consider themselves centrist, it’s a reference … Continue reading

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Psalm 146

These last five songs are called the Hallelujah Psalms, each marked with the Hebrew word hallelujah at the beginning and end. They were composed for daily worship in synagogues, which of course tells us they were written after the Return … Continue reading

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Substance Abuse and the Idolatry of Beowulf

The so-called War on Drug Abuse is immoral for a lot of reasons. What can we say from an approach to the question based on Biblical Law? Remember one basic principle: Any law is evil if there is no reasonable … Continue reading

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