Daily Archives: January 10, 2011

Today In History: On January 10, 1861, Florida Seceded From The Union

To continue my occasional history of intriguing days in history, I would like to comment on today’s importance to Civil War history.  Today, on January 10, 1861, Florida became the third state to secede from the Union (after South Carolina … Continue reading

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Who’s Afraid of the Big-Bad Systematic Theology Project?

As someone who was not alive during the 1970’s, but also someone deeply interested in the history of my church, I have long sought to understand just what the bugaboo was with the Systematic Theology Project (often abbreviated STP–which makes … Continue reading

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On The Unity of Tragedy, Comedy, and History

William Shakespeare was one of the only, and certainly the most noted, playwright whose work spanned the divide between comedy and tragedy.  It is not coincidental that he also wrote plays about history.  What I would like to do is … Continue reading

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La Importancia De Un Nombre

[Note:  The following blog entry is a sermonette I wrote in Spanish about two years ago about the biblical importance of names, that I wished to include on here to help balance out my bilingual commentary on this blog.] Introduccion … Continue reading

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