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January 2007 Archives

Here’s an invitation for those of you who are interested to join our online conversation about my recent book What Have They Done with Jesus? The link is here to begin with—www.conversewithscholars.org. The time of the interview is at 9 …Read More

If you want to cause Biblical scholars to get their knickers in a knot there are two sure fire ways to accomplish that end: 1) you can skewer a sacred cow whether a liberal or conservative one; 2) you can …Read More

Samuel heard it and mistook it for the voice of the priest. It was an audible voice, just like a human voice (1 Sam. 3). Moses heard it too. Elijah had to go all the way to Mt. Horeb to …Read More

Samuel heard it and mistook it for the voice of the priest. It was an audible voice, just like a human voice (1 Sam. 3). Moses heard it too. Elijah had to go all the way to Mt. Horeb to …Read More

In the “this takes the cake” department, I have two stories for you to refer to. But first a question– which is more unlikely, the birth of baby animals after a virginal conception, or Fox News deliberately reporting false information …Read More

1600 pages is a big report. Trouble is, it is only the first of four parts, the result of an enormous and some have said definitive report demonstrating beyond reasonable doubt that there is human causation of several sorts when …Read More

After setting up the initial post on global warming I had a further chat with my wife. She points out that the ice core samples go back thousands of year and make perfectly clear that there has been a dramatic …Read More

It all began 106 years ago in Kansas when a woman broke out of normal speech into glossolalia. It was but a foreshadowing of a mighty wave of the Spirit which has still not crested as it has gathered momentum …Read More

Well its about time. We finally have a group of Evangelical ministers who are fed up with the junk science and head in the sand denials of some of their fellow Evangelicals in attempts to ignore that there is such …Read More

John Grisham has made his fortune writing legal thrillers. Some eighteen of them. Up until his most recent work, “The Innocent Man” (Doubleday, 2006), which is yet another legal tale, he had never attempted writing a work of non-fiction. But …Read More