Monthly Archives: July 2009

Dr. Sam

The Cato Institute has run this ad in several newspapers. Very insightful. It looks like Obama’s plan is losing traction, thanks to the Blue Dog Dems. Advertisements

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Replacement Theology 2

During my final semester of undergrad studies and the year-long interim before grad school, I underwent the arduous transformation of a dispensational premillennialist meeting Reformation Christianity. This was puzzling to my parents, who raised me as a Messianic Jew. It … Continue reading

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Bill James on PED users and the Hall of Fame

Bill James finally speaks out on the steroid issue. I think he’s dead on. One additional point….It seems unfair to castigate players like McGwire, Sosa and Bonds, who essentially saved baseball after the 1994 strike. They made baseball exciting again, … Continue reading

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Replacement Theology 1

During my final semester of undergrad studies and the year-long interim before grad school, I underwent the arduous transformation of a dispensational premillennialist meeting Reformation Christianity. This was puzzling to my parents, who raised me as a Messianic Jew. It … Continue reading

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Extending Adolescence

Recently Andrew mentioned that new theories in human development propose a new stage between adolescence and adulthood, called “post-adolescence.” I tend to think that adolescence is a social construct. 500 years ago, and even in some cultures today, teens 14-18 … Continue reading

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The sun sets on an era

I just sold my 1993 Honda Accord as junk for a couple of benjamins. It was the first and only car I’ve ever owned. I bought it for $4800 in January 2004 with 105,000 miles on it. Since then, it’s … Continue reading

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Yahweh’s Cult Statues (Part II)

Recently, a friend and I traveled to St Clare’s monastery in order to speak with some nuns about Roman Catholicism. Sister Jean told us a little about their order and the story of St Francis of Assisi and St Clare. … Continue reading

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Hospital

My mother-in-law is back in the hospital with dehydration and other aislements. Your prayers are appreciated. This promises to be less serious than last year’s saga, but it is still diappointing. Looks like she’ll be home tomorrow after some X-rays. … Continue reading

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Ordination (II)

Ordination (II) By Rebekah Giffone It is no longer a matter of can or can’t. It is a matter of will and why. They told me what they thought was lawful, Not what was profitable, Revealing that it is law … Continue reading

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Ordination

Ordination (I) By Rebekah Giffone I wish God was from the 1950s. The sights and sounds of that old Bible Belt dreamily drift toward me as I lazily sip my tea and the soft, summer breeze rustles in the lace … Continue reading

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