Daily Archives: April 8, 2018

Remez: Knowing The Text So We Can Play

[Note:  This is the prepared text for a sermonette given to the United Church of God congregation in Portland, Oregon on April 7, 2018.] On July 14, 2012, Mr. Scott Ashley gave the first of at least three sermons that … Continue reading

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Book Review: In The Sanctuary Of Outcasts

In The Sanctuary Of Outcasts:  A Memoir, by Neil White I must admit that although I read a fair amount of memoirs, I have not read many prison memoirs [1].  Among the more thorny problems to deal with in terms … Continue reading

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Book Review: Going Up The River

Going Up The River:  Travels In A Prison Nation, by Joseph T. Hallinan Having read a couple of books by the author before [1], I found it a bit surprising that he had written so much about prisons and that … Continue reading

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