Monthly Archives: October 2015

Persuasion versus Education – Part II

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Persuasion versus Education   Part II In my previous post I made the sweeping accusation that the Christian missionary campaign favors persuasion over education. At first glance my accusation may…

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Acts and Faith

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Acts and Faith In the third and fourth chapters of the Book of Romans Paul sets down one of the cornerstones of Christian theology. Paul argues that no man can…

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Mountains and Molehills – an open letter to tildeb

Mountains and Molehills – an open letter to tildeb Tildeb This is in response to yur comment – https://yourphariseefriend.wordpress.com/2015/10/21/random-reality-an-open-letter-to-tildeb/#comment-24634 Thanks again for posting your comments on this blog. You are obviously well-educated as well as insightful and your words have … Continue reading

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Idolatry – Excerpt from Kosher Reality

Idolatry Idolatry is a sharp word. We tend to think of idolatry in terms of the cruel and immoral child-sacrifices that the ancients offered to their crude statues. Dr. Brown views Christianity as the heroic champion that opposes idolatry and … Continue reading

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Random Reality – An Open Letter to Tildeb

Random Reality – An Open Letter to Tildeb This letter is in response to your comment from October 4 2015 – https://yourphariseefriend.wordpress.com/2015/09/21/eating-habits-excerpt-from-teh-forthcoming-the-bible-trial/#comment-24325 Let me begin by thanking you again for posting your comments on this blog. It is my firm … Continue reading

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Intercession

Originally posted on 1000 Verses – a project of Judaism Resources:
Intercession Abraham’s intercession for the people of Sodom (Genesis 18:23-33) must rank as one of the more enigmatic passages in Scripture. The people of Sodom were the epitome of cruelty…

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The Historical Jesus – Excerpt from “Kosher Reality”

The Historical Jesus and the Historicity of the Christian Scriptures Much ink has been expended in the effort to uncover the historical Jesus. The questions abound. Was Jesus a radical revolutionary against the oppressive Roman Empire or was he a … Continue reading

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Jews and Civilization – an open letter to tildeb

Dear Tildeb I want to thank you for contibuting to this blog with your comments. I disagree with your conclusions but I agree with your method, which I see as coming to conclusions on the basis of available evidence. You … Continue reading

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Very Good

Very Good The creation narrative concludes with the words “and the Lord saw all that He created and behold it was very good” (Genesis 1:31). This phrase is interspersed throughout the entire chapter. But what does this mean? Does God … Continue reading

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Spiritual Struggle

Spiritual Struggle In the book of Judges (16:4-21) the prophet tells us about the events that led to the death of Samson. He got involved with a Philistine woman named Delila and this woman brought about his downfall. She asked … Continue reading

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