Daily Archives: 19 Mar 2018

Perspectives on Forgiveness: Contrasting Approaches to Concepts of Forgiveness and Revenge

This new volume looks incredibly interesting: Demands for forgiveness, even in the face of horrific crimes, were common to the late twentieth century and remain critical aspirations for persons and communities in the early twenty-first century. Research on forgiveness and … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Theology

When Christians Act Like Cows And Live For The Belly

They aren’t really acting like Christians- “Other men live that they may eat, just like unreasoning beasts; for them life is only their belly—we eat only to live. Eating is not our main occupation, nor is pleasure our chief ambition. … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

When You Leave Your Guns Where the Kids Can Get Them…

Tragic things happen, and you get to live with the knowledge that it’s your fault. A 13-year-old girl has died after authorities say she was shot Saturday by her 9-year-old brother, local media reported. Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell said the girl would … Continue reading

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Honestly, Is there Anything More Rewarding Than Seeing One of Your Works Cited in Another Scholar’s Work?

It never gets old…

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Academic Problems

Posted in Modern Culture

The Emperor Has No Clothes…

And none of the people around him will tell him.  Because they are worse than he is.

Posted in Modern Culture

Not The Onion: The Republican Who Wants to Give Homeless People Shotguns

Worst idea ever, or worst idea of all time? A Michigan candidate for US Senate has proposed arming homeless people with pump-action shotguns in an effort to reduce crime. Brian Ellison, who is running against Democratic incumbent Debbie Stabenow, says homeless people … Continue reading

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The Bible and Apartheid

You are invited to this conference in Zurich on that topic:

Posted in Conferences