Monthly Archives: August 2016

Striving with Humans Forever

My sister has been posting chapters from her book, A Wandering God Was My Father. Check out her site, and share with friends if you enjoy it! Here’s a brilliant excerpt from her latest chapter: As the god watched Hagar … Continue reading

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Links: 23 August 2016

The One Speech That Could Turn Donald Trump From Villain To Hero. The Aetna Mugging – WSJ. “As ObamaCare implodes, Democrats blame insurers, the Wall Street Journal writes in an editorial.” Get Out of Gun Control, Apple – The New York … Continue reading

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OK, Everyone, Time to Pull Up Your Tithing App…

I was at a birthday party for one of my son’s friends last week, and got into an interesting conversation about tithing. One of the moms explained that her church has provided a giving page on its website for tithing, … Continue reading

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Links: 11 August 2016

Solutions — Campaign Zero. All very important policy prescriptions for reducing violence and tensions between police and communities of color. In the same vein: Everyone Is Talking About This Photo From the Protests in Baton Rouge | TIME Voting Isn’t A … Continue reading

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The Theology of Genealogy

“Although moderns tend to regard genealogy as a type of science—a cataloging of people according to precise biological relationships—it can also function as social science, or even as art. Biblical genealogies do not simply assemble real or purported facts. They … Continue reading

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What’s Up

It’s been about nine weeks since my last update, and almost as long since the last substantial post here at THTW–though I have been sharing links and quotations here and there. June and July were quite busy, and August promises … Continue reading

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How John Roberts Begat Donald Trump

Roberts essentially told would-be Trumpistas not to bother the courts with important issues, that if you want to beat Obama you have to get your own strongman—complete with pen, phone, and contempt for the Constitution. So they did, bypassing several … Continue reading

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