Monthly Archives: August 2018

Some Thoughts On The Doctrine Of The Laying On Of Hands: Part Four

Having previously introduced the doctrine of the laying on of hands, and discussed its practice in the Hebrew Scriptures and New Testament, let us now conclude our discussion of this doctrine by pointing to the commonalities between the practice of … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Student’s Guide To Religious Studies

A Student’s Guide To Religious Studies, by D.G. Hart I must admit this was not the book I was expecting to read.  As someone who has done a large amount of religious studies, both in the Bible as well as … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Student’s Guide To The Classics

A Student’s Guide To The Classics, by Bruce S. Thornton I must admit that while I am not fluent in Greek or Latin, I have long had a complex relationship with the classics as a body of literature.  Without ever … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Student’s Guide To Philosophy

A Student’s Guide To Philosophy, by Ralph M. McInerny In reading this book I was struck by the pro-Catholic nature of the author of the book, who forthrightly admitted he was a Thomist and whose defense of philosophy made it … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On The Doctrine Of The Laying On Of Hands: Part Three

Having previously introduced the doctrine of the laying on of hands and discussed its scope within the Hebrew scriptures, it is worthwhile to continue our discussion of the doctrine of the laying on of hands to show where it is … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Missionary Call

The Missionary Call:  Find Your Place In God’s Plan For The World, by M. David Sills [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] In reading this book I have … Continue reading

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Book Review: Born To Wander

Born To Wander:  Recovering The Value Of Our Pilgrim Identity, by Michelle Van Loon [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I feel I must admit that I wanted … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On The Doctrine Of The Laying On Of Hands: Part Two

In looking at the doctrine of the laying on of hands, let us first look to how it is practiced in the Bible.  What I would like to do in this part of our discussion is to cite and comment … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Peter, Paul & Mary

From time to time I am reminded that certain groups are not in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame that I always assumed were.  And the place of Peter, Paul & Mary is an unusual one.  Are they to … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Man Within

The Man Within, by Graham Greene As someone who has read quite a few novels and other writings by the author [1], it was very intriguing to read his first novel.  In reading this novel in retrospect, we have both … Continue reading

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