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Unchained Vision, Part 1

Once more the mad prophet gibbers and jabbers, rattling his chains and scrawling on the walls of his prison cell. Trying to explain some of this stuff is what drives me nuts. I’m compelled to use a language that is … Continue reading

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Don’t Try to Make Sense of It

In the coming days, some of us will face jolting moral quandaries. A couple of days ago, Mr. T mentioned the Trolley Problem, a popular test of ethics. I’m not going to spoon-feed any answers to you; what matters is … Continue reading

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Talking Past Each Other 2

(The previous post by the same title is about computer stuff, but the principles are similar.) You cannot prove God exists, and they cannot prove He doesn’t. We who are spiritual are aliens to those who aren’t spiritual. They live … Continue reading

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ACBM: Part 2 Chapter 6

Chapter 6 — Judaizers and the Early Church The Hellenized rabbis were not done after the Crucifixion. Taking seriously the claim that Christianity was the logical and historical extension of Moses, they sought to bring all Christians back under proper … Continue reading

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Untangling Activist Logic

Activist logic does not even qualify as decent Aristotelian logic. In order to reject the primacy of Aristotelian epistemology, I first had to understand it to some degree. This didn’t come as some dreamy longing for swords and sorcery. It … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Solomon

Spoiler alert: I’m going to explain how the book of Ecclesiastes turns out, while our weekly study will continue running for a couple of months. First, a little context. Solomon took the throne rather like a big fish in a … Continue reading

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A Theology of Theology

theology: the study of God and of the nature of religious truth; a school of thought arising from such study; an organized course of study within the academic field of religion There is no theology in the Bible. There entire … Continue reading

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