Monthly Archives: February 2014

Jesus and godhead

Norman Geisler has a specific book entitled “Creating God in the Image of Man”. In this book, Geisler criticizes Open Theists for not accepting the negative attributes (Simple, perfect, eternal (in the timeless sense), omnipresent, omnipotent, omniscient, immutable, impeccable, ineffable, … Continue reading

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when God was called baal

An interesting passage from Joe Hoffman’s And God Said: How Translations Conceal the Bible’s Original Meaning. It shows how the English translations miss certain imagery depicted in the Bible: Even though it is Hosea who is married to the harlot, … Continue reading

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when Jesus marginalized the poor

In the book of Mark, there is a scene in which a sinful woman (as a side note, this is probably NOT a prostitute but a Jewish woman who did not keep the symbolic law), pours over a year’s worth … Continue reading

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misquoted verses – one day is like a thousand years

In theological debates, Christians often point to 2 Peter 3:8 whenever they want to speak to God’s interaction with time: 2Pe 3:8 But, beloved, do not forget this one thing, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand … Continue reading

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new feminism

Tammy Bruce talks about the perils of feminism. She criticizes the feminist desire to emulate men, their new-found disregard for inhibition, and their marginalization of men. She right draws attention to the fact that feminism has destroyed itself, result in … Continue reading

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knowledge redefined by calvinism

Without fail, every time I go to Walmart I encounter the same experience. I pick items off the shelf and the cashier lets me purchase them. I may have gone yesterday, today, and may go tomorrow; every time the employee … Continue reading

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What is Open Theism?

Reprinted from God is Open: Open Theism has been called many things by many people. A leading critical webpage defines Open Theism as: “the teaching that God has granted to humanity free will and that in order for the free … Continue reading

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understanding hosea 1

Hos 1:1 The word of the LORD that came to Hosea the son of Beeri, in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash, king of Israel. … Continue reading

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when krugman was sane

At some point in the last decade or so, a very good economist by the name of Paul Krugman morphed into a very bad rhetorician. My own personal theory is that he saw a very lucrative opportunity to fill the … Continue reading

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property rights are the basis of a civil society

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