July 31, 2003
The shape of righteousness
In the comments to a recent post Rob threw out a topic for discussion: "Deuteronomy 28: 15-68 The God of...
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July 30, 2003
Wannabe psalmists
The other day when I was listening to the radio I happened to hear two songs about the problem of...
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July 28, 2003
Work and play
Yesterday I finally met up with Telford at church, and as I suspected he's just been swamped with the move,...
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July 26, 2003
Adventures in social science
There's been a lot of laughing and snorting lately directed at a Berkeley study that purports to identify the personality...
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July 25, 2003
The feline invasion
So, while I've been wasting time writing about God around here, I know what you've all really wanted to know...
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July 24, 2003
Vote your conscience
Florida will restore the voting rights of 125,000 felons. I have to say, this business of permanently depriving convicts of...
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One love
I dropped out of the marriage discussion after a couple posts, but Lynn has gone on with a lot of...
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July 23, 2003
Day in, day out
If anyone's wondering what's happened with the Jesus book, I still haven't been able to communicate with Telford. I thought...
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July 22, 2003
Holy cow
All my life I've been eating dairy products by Clover Stornetta. Since I grew up about 30 miles south of...
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July 21, 2003
So I'm not the only one
It felt too dorky to ask this, but now that Eve has blazed the trail, I feel emboldened to ask:...
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More naming
Dash asked a question that I think other people have been wondering also: how do you pronounce my blog-name? Although...
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Caroling softly the souls of slavery
Peter Nixon links to an interesting article about the Catholic Church's position on slavery over the centuries. The writer says...
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By any other name
I didn't realize when I floated my lokayata idea that another blogger, Amaravati, pointed out the Sanskrit word adevin. Adevin,...
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July 19, 2003
Sorry for the lack of posts lately. I've been feeling lethargic about writing lately (maybe it's the heat), and what...
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July 16, 2003
Home improvement
So after some friendly ribbing from Peter about the blankness of my blog ("It looks like a Quaker meeting hall"),...
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Hero worship
I finally got to reading (or reading all of) Lynn's take on Telford's comments. It's as good as I expected,...
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July 15, 2003
Mind games
At long last, this weekend I read Telford's comments on chapters 5 and 6 of the Jesus book. Back when...
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Another Movable Typist
I'm a little late for this, but congratulations to Bill Allison for his spiffy new digs. Bill doesn't do a...
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July 14, 2003
No new thing under the sun
In my comments to this post, David referred to an article by the philosopher Daniel Dennett, promoting the use of...
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July 11, 2003
Yet more on the historical Jesus
Lynn has another post up responding to Telford's comments on chapters 5-6. She also comments on the exchange between Telford...
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To die for, cont'd
(See part one of this post.) Wright also continues with the same approach he's been taking all along, which in...
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That about sums it up
So we've had the Shorter Steven Den Beste, the Shorter Edward Said and the Shorter a lot of other people,...
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July 10, 2003
Chapters 5-6: To die for
This part of The Meaning of Jesus deals with Jesus' conviction and execution. There are several points of interest in...
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July 09, 2003
Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow
So I said on Monday I'd "get to" chapters 5 and 6 of the Jesus book, and I did get...
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July 08, 2003
The marrying kind
Several people have responded to my post about privatizing marriage. Eve Tushnet writes: I worry that Camassia is falling into...
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Talking to yourself
Since I posted my rules of commenting, a couple of people have asked me what a "sock puppet" is. That's...
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Professors get together
Chris Bertram, Kieran Healy, Henry and Maria Farrell, and Brian Weatherson have formed a cool academic team blog called Crooked...
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July 07, 2003
When theologians rampage
I finally reconnected with Telford this weekend -- he's sold his house and has a little more time on his...
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July 04, 2003
The bonds of matrimony
Eve Tushnet is ticked off at Michael Kinsley for saying the state should get out of marriage. Her work at...
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Cooler heads prevailing
Sorry my post yesterday was so snippy -- I violated the rule against posting while angry, but I really felt...
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July 03, 2003
Laying down the law
All right -- in light of some recent goings-on in my comments, I think I'm going to have to create...
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July 02, 2003
It looks like my visit count is going to crack 100 for the first time today, and a look at...
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July 01, 2003
If you've ever wondered why God would reveal himself in the form of a guy born around 1 A.D. in...
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Lookin' to fill that God-shaped hole
Still no word from Telford, but I got an email today that asked an interesting question: I am very curious...
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