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Book Review: Is Justice Possible?

Is Justice Possible?:  The Elusive Pursuit Of What Is Right, by J. Paul Nyquist [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] If you view this book as a call … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Journey Of Special Education

The Journey Of Special Education, by Nicole Bovell [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book got the title right, at least, in that it is a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Our Only World

Our Only World:  Ten Essays, by Wendell Berry Ultimately, I did not like this book, although its ten essays are less than 200 pages in total so this book is mercifully short.  The reason I disliked the book so much … Continue reading

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Mysteries Of The Bible: What Does The Bible Mean By Discerning The Times?

Yesterday evening, I read the following e-mail from one of my readers who had a thoughtful question to me.  I gave this reader a short reply but mentioned that I would like to write a longer post to give a … Continue reading

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Non-Book Review: U.S. Military Operations: Law, Policy, And Practice

U.S. Military Operations:  Law, Policy, And Practice, edited by Geoffrey S. Corn, Rachel E. VanLandingham, and Shane R. Reeves When I requested this particular book as a possibility, I wondered if anyone else would choose it.  When reading books like … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jesus In The Courtroom

Jesus In The Courtroom:  How Believers Can Engage The Legal System For The Good Of His World, by John W. Mauck, JD [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] … Continue reading

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Book Review: Indentured

Indentured:  The Inside Story Of The Rebellion Against The NCAA, by Joe Nocera and Ben Strauss This book is written with an obvious intent to shock the reader into a horror at the exploitation of college athletes, mostly from minority … Continue reading

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Short Circuit

If you are a person with even remotely conservative leanings, the Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit is an easy court to hate.  Recently, the Supreme Court overturned (not surprisingly) a particularly contentious case involving travel restrictions on people … Continue reading

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The Two Tests Of Godly Prophets

[Note:  This is the prepared text for a sermonette given at the United Church of God Portland, Oregon congregation on September 2, 2017.] When I was a student at the Ambassador Bible Center some time ago, one of my instructors … Continue reading

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The Curious Connection Between Protestant Theology And Constitutional Law

From time to time I find and draw odd parallels between two phenomena that are considered to be widely disparate [1].  In listening to an audiobook from the Great Courses series about Martin Luther, I was struck by the professor’s … Continue reading

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