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Open Line Friday

This is the place for your random questions. Just post something in the comments and I’ll respond appropriately.

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Another Prophetic Rant

I’ve been asked by several people to refresh some of my positions on certain issues. America as a cultural entity is utterly Anglo-Saxon. Never mind the civilized veneer; it’s a false front. Anglo-Saxons are arrogant, spiteful and brutal. They assume … Continue reading

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Kiln blog: Psalm 121

Because it’s short, I’m reposting the entire message here; original. No petition here, this is a responsive hymn celebrating the protection of Jehovah. Palestine is a hilly land, and any route toward Zion meant looking at ridges and mountains until … Continue reading

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Kiln blog: We’ve Got Work to Do

You need not take me seriously when I insist that reality has shifted. If your heart doesn’t verify it, don’t worry about it. You have to walk your own path. However, I need to explain where my head is so … Continue reading

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Photography: Testing iPhone Ideas

As always, click on any image to see it full-sized. CTRL-click will open the image in a separate browser tab. I’m reading some tutorials on iPhone camera features. For us old people, there is almost nothing intuitive about it, so … Continue reading

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Kiln blog: Factions and Sects

(Reposted here in full because of the brevity; original post.) After the initial opening in 1 Corinthians 1, Paul immediately jumps into condemning sectarian divisions in verse 10 and following. It’s not hard to understand. The Corinthians detected intellectual variations … Continue reading

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Logical Odds and Ends

A couple of recent comments and some offline conversation seem to call for a fresh attempt to explain a couple of items. Ancient Near East (ANE) — We are not ANE. We harken back to that collection of civilizations because … Continue reading

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