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Fundamental assumption: It is exceedingly rare that our words will change someone’s commitments. We might be able to bring about a shift in opinions, but only in the minds of those precious few who are paying attention in the first … Continue reading →
Back in 1977, I wrote a college paper with the thesis that humans under political organization can be prodded into doing some awful things. More specifically, you could travel across the US, polling each individual personally, and the vast majority … Continue reading →
The book is now published at Smashwords: The Heart of Biblical Living. As usual, I have my own copies in Word, LibreOffice and PDF. The cover art is an old Harold Copping painting, “The Temptation of Christ.”
Now available at Smashwords: Radix Fidem: A Covenant of Faith. You can download it at the link for free in various formats. I also have my own simplifed HTML file, plain text format, PDF and the original Word and Libre … Continue reading →
Happy New Year! Now is the time; Jay says our forum is up and running. Just click the link to the right under “blogroll”. You will need to register and confirm your email address. This is your chance to communicate … Continue reading →
There is one practical matter that needs a little attention. The New Testament lays out the qualifications of pastors. This is the moral and spiritual leader, the preacher and ceremonial guide we associate with priesthood. This is the “hired gun” … Continue reading →
If you understand these things, you would hardly be surprised at what characterizes our behavior under this covenant. We prefer natural settings for worship. At the same time, we as individuals tend to worship privately all day every day. It’s … Continue reading →