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Sometimes Quantity Is Its Own Quality

From time to time I find myself somewhat amazed on social media at the amount of people who want to be connected to me.  There are some people (I may be considered among them) who are friend collectors who like … Continue reading

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Book Review: Essayists On The Essay

Essayists On The Essay: Montaigne To Our Time, edited by Carl H. Klaus and Ned Stuckey-French As an essayist, I find it somewhat striking that I have long written essays without stopping to think about what other essayists have said … Continue reading

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Book Review: Who Is Jesus?

Who Is Jesus?:  Linking The Historical Jesus With the Jesus Of Faith, by Darrell L. Bock In one sense, this book is an example of colossal hubris.  At first, when I read the beginning of this book, I was ready … Continue reading

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Book Review: Simple Discipleship

Simple Discipleship:  Grow Your Faith, Transform Your Community, by Dana Allin [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Tyndale Blog Tours.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] For a book with a title like this one, it’s … Continue reading

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On Epistemology And The Problem Of Revealed Knowledge And Authority

After services today, I felt it necessary to remind the speaker of today’s sermon message that when one casually throws around words like epistemology and a priori and a posteriori knowledge that other people are going to think of one … Continue reading

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This War Of Ours Is Never Done

One of the illusions of ordinary life is that good and evil are to be found entire, that there are some people that are all good and others that are all evil, that one can join causes and have no … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Guide For The Perplexed

A Guide For The Perplexed, by E.F. Schumacher It took me months to get this book from the library.  I requested this book originally three months ago, and the book was lost within the library system for most of that … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: The Birth Of The Modern Mind: The Intellectual History Of The 17th And 18th Centuries: Part I

Great Courses:  The Birth Of The Modern Mind:  The Intellectual History Of The 17th And 18th Centuries:  Part I, taught by Professor Alan Charles Kors I must admit that I am fond of intellectual history, in part because I have … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Encyclopedia Of Misinformation

The Encyclopedia Of Misinformation:  A Compendium Of Imitations, Spoofs, Delusions, Simulations, Counterfeits, Imposters, Illusions, Confabulations, Skulduggery, Frauds, Pseudoscience, Propaganda, Hoaxes, Flimflam, Pranks, Hornswoggle, Conspiracies & Miscellaneous Fakery, by Rex Sorgatz On the one hand, I am perhaps the ideal reader … Continue reading

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Book Review: Words And Witnesses

Words And Witnesses:  Communition Studies In Christian Thought From Athanasius To Desmund Tutu, edited by Robert H. Woods Jr. & Naaman K. Wood [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Hendrickson Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my … Continue reading

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