Back to Election

| December 29, 2010

Well, I’m finally over oral surgery, the holidays, and the beating I received this past weekend in the Naked Bible fantasy football league. (And that hurt more than the surgery). Time to get back to election. As indicated in my previous posts on this, I think the common view of election doesn’t work. By common […]

Lighter Fare, To Some Extent

| December 22, 2010

Just two notes. I went in for oral surgery today, which, while not pleasant, doesn’t seem to be as awful as I expected. We’ll see how I feel after the first 24 hours. I’m still planning on going through the election responses with more care and posting again on that by week’s end. Second, this […]

Last Call for Beginning Hebrew Grammar Online

| December 20, 2010

I’ll take registrations for Beginning Hebrew up until December 26.† Here is the syllabus we’ll be following.† If you want to take the course, email me (see “ABOUT”) on the cost and how to register. The course is a year long (with some breaks) and it begins on January 3, 2011. You can expect to […]

Dr. Seuss Does Gnosticism

| December 20, 2010

Give this brilliant Dr. Seuss-ized version of the Gnostic creation myth a read (it’s also† funny if you are familiar with Gnosticism). Mark Goodacre — if you read this, this guy deserves an A for something!

The Election of Israel and Its Meaning, Part 1

| December 19, 2010

I want to take this topic in shorter, manageable posts. My goal is to take you through my thought process in shorter increments than usual. This topic seems to require it. We’ll start in the Old Testament. Anyone can tell from a lexicon or the list of verses I posted that election terminology refers to […]