Monthly Archives: June 2010

At The World’s Fair

I was telling some friends today about when I went to the New York Worlds Fair in 1965. In one demonstration, they had a box set up with radioactive material in it behind thick glass. You gave the man a … Continue reading

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Cleanness Given Away

The LORD who rules over all says, “Ask the priests about the law. If someone carries holy meat in a fold of his garment and that fold touches bread, a boiled dish, wine, olive oil, or any other food, will … Continue reading

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A Man Was Going Down From Jerusalem

Jesus was speaking to a crowd and in the group, a lawyer who upon hearing that the law said to love your neighbor asked “Who is my neighbor?” Jesus replied, “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and … Continue reading

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Poor Frank, Bitter and Disillusioned: A Review of Crazy For God

I recently picked up Crazy for God, the memoir by Frank Schaeffer. One of the reasons I had (hinted at by my title) is that more than once, I have read Christians talk in such sympathetic terms about Frank. “His … Continue reading

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Who Do You Say I Am?

He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?” Simon Peter answered, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” And Jesus answered him, “You are blessed, Simon son of Jonah, because flesh and blood … Continue reading

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Do You Still Not Understand?

Then he said to them, “Do you still not understand?” Mark 8:21 John Piper did a quick meditation on Mark 8:21. He asks what the Apostles did not understand, concluding, “What didn’t they understand? That Jesus would take care of … Continue reading

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Pining Away for the Same Kingdom, Different Day

A recent article in the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society caught my eye, titled Literacy and Biblical Knowledge: The Victorian Age and Our Own by Timothy T Larson. Dr Larson argues, as shown by the main title, that the … Continue reading

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