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Book Review: Racisim Without Racists

Racism Without Racists:  Color-Blind Racism And The Persistence Of Racial Inequality In America, by Eduardo Bonilla-Silva This book is one I had a lot to disagree with, but also a lot to respect as well.  Despite the fact that my … Continue reading

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How Do You Know What The Late Age Of Anything Is?

One of the patterns I note when reading books is that Marxist writers have a distinct and lamentable habit of referring to the contemporary period as the late age of things that have not yet ended.  For example, a Marxist … Continue reading

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Mysteries Of The Bible: Isaiah 66:7-8: Shall A Nation Be Born At Once?

When we look at Bible passages, it is extremely important to recognize the sorts of double messages that exist in them.  Let us take as our text Isaiah 66:5-11, a text which looks at the consolation of Zion:  “Hear the … Continue reading

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Dueling Apocalypses

For a variety of reasons, I have long found myself to be deeply interested in apocalypses, about which I have long had a complex view.  One of the more fascinating aspects of contemporary life is that there are a variety … Continue reading

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Book Review: Will Computers Revolt?

Will Computers Revolt?  Preparing For The Future Of Artificial Intelligence, by Charles J. Simon [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Reedsy Discovery for the purposes of review.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As someone who … Continue reading

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Prologue: The Starting Point: Part One

Before addressing the subject of biblical meditation, it is worthwhile to examine where we stand with God before conversion.  Believers seek unity with God (and others), something we will discuss in far more detail later on, but we do not … Continue reading

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Zechariah 12:10-14: And The Family Of The House Of Nathan By Itself

This past Sabbath I was having a conversation with a few brethren and one of the party asked about a particular obscure passage found in Zechariah 12:10-14:  ““And I will pour on the house of David and on the inhabitants … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On Cessationism

As a result of reading a lot of literature from other religious traditions than my own, I have become aware of various doctrinal disputes that exist in other religious traditions apart from my own, and among these various disputes is … Continue reading

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On Analogy And Identity In Biblical Interpretation

From time to time I have pondered the question of how we should best interpret the Bible, and what principles work the best for understanding the Bible well, including an awareness of the importance of both near and whole biblical … Continue reading

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In Between Times

Some time ago, I read a book that talked about the feminism of Afghanistan in the period before the rise of the Taliban, and the way that a progressive society in Kabul was wrecked by the rise of reactionary Islam … Continue reading

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