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A Law of Love and Fellowship

On an academic basis, I consider this study of American cultural boundaries useful. Part of my approval rests on establishing the clear difference between the Puritan Pilgrims (Puritan WASPs) and other Northern Europeans (non-Puritan WASPs). The author helpfully goes on … Continue reading

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Tolkien’s Bad Mythology

As a younger man, I was captivated by The Lord of the Rings and the fantasy world of Tolkien. The author began his work prior to WW1, but the bulk of it was published around the time I was born … Continue reading

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The Path of Resistance

Without a shred of doubt or shame, I assert that there is no God but Jehovah. He is the Creator and Lord of all things. Further, the only accurate portrayal of Him comes through the Bible. The people and culture … Continue reading

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Cultural Christianity Will Die

Mr. T asked a very good question on the previous post. Good questions always open a line of thought I had not previously pursued, but which my heart already knows how to answer. Based on what his question drew out … Continue reading

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Can You See the Vision?

It’s a parallel society. Keep in mind that in most biblical usage, “the world” is the fallen human society without redemption. It’s the same Creation, but with a blinding veil of concrete reality, eating from the Forbidden Fruit of Knowledge … Continue reading

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Faith Does Not Compute

Here we take a short tour through the history of Western Christian theology. Our attention is focused on the business of fallen nature and human reason. First, we have to understand that Hebrew Scriptures assume a wholly different anthropology from … Continue reading

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Potty Mouth

Our society’s obsession with cursing and foul language shows up as both a prissy objection to it, as well as a rejection of that standard by free use of such language. Yet even those who approve of cursing get tired … Continue reading

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