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Authority And Consent In Sovereignty

Previously, we looked at some scriptures that dealt with the subject of sovereignty in the Bible and where it springs from. Many more could be chosen, and others will be discussed in later parts of this larger discussion, but perhaps … Continue reading

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On The Objectivity Of Subjectivity

If one takes a read of my more epistemological posts [1], one might think that I am hostile to subjectivity and view it as being in opposition to objectivity. This would not quite be the case. To be sure, I … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Most Reluctant Convert

The Most Reluctant Convert: The Untold Story Of C.S. Lewis I come to a movie like this with the perspective of one who voraciously reads (and watches) just about anything on C.S. Lewis as I can. Like many people, I … Continue reading

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An Encounter With The Nathanish

One of the more odd and striking and common aspects of my life is that it has been relatively easy to encounter the Nathanish in books and so hard to encounter the Nathanish in life. In reading books, especially good … Continue reading

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What Man Is And What We Ought To Be

In order to have a proper understanding of a great many matters in life, it is important that we have an idea of who we are as people. A great many conflicts that may seem to some cynical souls as … Continue reading

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Well Behaved Men Seldom Make History Either

One of the comments that one sees often as a way of contemporary women seeking to justify their bad behavior is that well-behaved women seldom make history. What is not generally understood when a comment like this one is made … Continue reading

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On The Shared Universe Problem

What is the difference between writers in the past and writers of the past? The people of history did not view themselves as living in the past, but rather they were living in the present and were not burdened with … Continue reading

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Short Circuit

I recently finished reviewing a book where it was obvious to me that the author’s passion for his subject and his anger about what he viewed as negative political trends short-circuited his capacity for reasoned argument. Now, to be sure, … Continue reading

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The Triumph Of Meaningless Choices

Sometimes it does not matter what side one picks. One of the triumphs of contemporary American business culture is the way that an artificial conflict being pit between two sides to try to hype up hostility in fact serves the … Continue reading

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You Don’t Have A View Of The Truth Through Your Overton Window

Our pastor gave a fiery sermon this past Sabbath about the importance of truth and its elusiveness in contemporary society. The truth is often elusive, not least because there are a great many people who have an active interest in … Continue reading

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