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Monthly Archives: August 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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