Daily Archives: February 2, 2011

Are You Unworthy To Judge: A Commentary and Modest Proposal on 1 Corinthians 6:1-11

Throughout my life in the Church of God, I have been threatened with spurious lawsuits on several occasions from ministers and others, part of the price of being an outspoken person, I gather.  The Bible itself clearly forbids brethren (or … Continue reading

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Book Review: Apostles of Disunion: Southern Secession Commissioners and the Causes of the Civil War

Apostles of Disunion:  Southern Secession Commissioners and the Causes of the Civil War, by Charles B. Dew Anyone who makes the fallacious claim that the Deep South rebelled from the Union in late 1860 and early 1861 because of state’s … Continue reading

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The Implications of Philemon on the Process of Cultural Change

[Note:  The book of Philemon is one of my favorites, a book I have written a play, a long essay, and numerous short essays about, including this one.] Introduction Does the Bible provide a blueprint on how to engage in … Continue reading

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Some Ironic Comments on a Lawsuit

Updates: 02/04/2011, 02/05/2011 and 02/08/2011 on West Palm Beach and Miami It has come to my attention that some kind of official complaint has been made against Cogwa for various unethical financial behavior, including theft of UCG tithe money, to … Continue reading

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