Daily Archives: January 20, 2011

All One Body: A Reflection On The Passover Ceremony

Today I was asked a question somewhat out of left field, but one that I thought highly relevant to my examination of the culture of the Church of God.  The question was:  have you ever seen a minister wash the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Warfare In The Eighteenth Century

Warfare In The Eighteenth Century, by Jeremy Black This book has a few very simple, and very obvious, purposes, and achieves them with excellent prose and a very broad knowledge of history in the 1700’s.  The author appears to have … Continue reading

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In Search Of…A Fax Machine In Temple Terrace

I commented yesterday on the importance of GRE scores [1].  This particular commentary was prompted by the lengthy process of receiving the scores and sending them onward.  Today’s post is a continuation of that one, only more in the vein … Continue reading

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A Texas-Sized Precedent

Today, as reported by the Associated Press [1], the University of Texas made a 20 year, $300 million deal with ESPN to show all manner of Longhorn sports on a network-to-be-named. It should be noted that what makes this deal … Continue reading

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