Daily Archives: November 22, 2019

Destroying The Power Of Death And The Devil in Hebrews 2:14

In talking about the superiority of Jesus Christ to the angels, the author of Hebrews provides a detailed discussion of how it is that through Jesus Christ believers find life and, not surprisingly, that Satan’s power over humanity is through … Continue reading

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Turning Aside After Satan: Apostasy In 1 Timothy 5

It is striking and more than a little bit unusual that Paul refers to widows turning aside after Satan, and although Paul comments about Satan/the devil often in scripture, as we have repeatedly seen, this context is sufficiently novel and … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Master And His Emissary

The Master And His Emissary:  The Divided Brain And The Making Of The Western World, by Iain McGilchrist There are a lot of cliches about left brain and right brain thinking.  And most of them tend to favor the left … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Workshop And The World

The Workshop And The World:  What Ten Thinkers Can Teach Us About Science And Authority, by Robert P. Crease This author is a great hypocrite, and unfortunately not a very self-aware one.  It is hard to know exactly what this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Wittgenstein’s Poker

Wittgenstein’s Poker:  The Story Of A Ten-Minute Argument Between Two Great Philosophers, by David Edmonds & John Eidinow Calling Wittgenstein a great philosopher would appear to be a highly charitable view given his terrible sense and fondness for oracular statements.  … Continue reading

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