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Some Thoughts On The Fall Of Adam And Eve

Today, humorously enough, it fell upon me to discuss the fall of Adam & Eve in the Garden of Eden [1] today for the kiddos of the fourth through sixth grades in my local congregation. As is often the case, … Continue reading

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Saber Es Poder

In English, we have an expression that goes “Knowledge is power.” When I hear that expression, I think it does a disservice to those who seek after knowledge, because most of the people I know seek knowledge not because of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Divided

Divided: When Head And Heart Don’t Agree, by Bill Delvaux [Note: This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishers in exchange for an honest review.] It is striking that in reading as well as in life, just … Continue reading

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Good Enough

In listening to the minister talk about the difference between good and godly, especially given his apparent valedictory mood, I was struck by the immense importance of the difference between good and godly, and its serious implications. As my pastor … Continue reading

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Bel Ami

So, while my roommates were away from the apartment last week, I managed to watch a few British historical and literary dramas on Netflix, and as one might guess, that led a lot of really weird films to be added … Continue reading

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Some Things Aren’t Meant To Be Understood

By nature, I’m the sort of person who likes to understand as much as possible. If there is a puzzle, I want to put it together. If there is a mystery, I want to solve it. If there is puzzlement … Continue reading

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Nobody Understands The Words That Come Out Of Your Mouth

Yesterday afternoon I interviewed a prospective student for Legacy Institute, and he stated (in Thai), that he thought his English skills were pretty good. The entire conversation between him and me was conducted through one of our third year students … Continue reading

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On Brackets And Requirements: The Difference Between Relative and Absolute Standards

[Note: A lot of people have mistakenly found themselves on this blog looking for the difference between standard and international measurements, which is not the subject of this blog. I have, however, written about that very subject here, if you … Continue reading

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Studying History With A Sense of Balance

A friend of mine, and fellow historian, makes some very sound points about the study of history and how to keep it fresh in her post today [1], an important aspect of the study of history that I would like … Continue reading

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Be Careful What You Wish For

Update (1/14/11):  This issue has been resolved:  https://edgeinducedcohesion.wordpress.com/2011/01/14/burying-the-hatchet/ Though I have already commented on the matter briefly elsewhere [1], I would like to examine what has become the most famous e-mail that I have ever received in terms of exposure … Continue reading

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