--or rather, to be more specific, the absurdity of the early Christian (and our) talk about the babe of Bethlehem. The early Christians ran around the …
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It is hard to sort out all the different policy positions of the flood of Democratic Presidential candidates. And I don't pretend to be an expert on al…
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A very good long-time Jewish friend wrote to me with concerns about my last blog, "Why Would Jewish Monotheists Start Worshiping a Carpenter from Nazar…
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Every time I think carefully about what strict Jewish monotheists began to say about the Nazarene carpenter, I am dumbfounded. The Greeks and Romans be…
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In my November 6 blog, I discussed the way Democrats fail to take seriously important concerns of both evangelicals and Catholics. There I talked about…
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You and I are tiny specks on a small planet that travels around one star in the galaxy called the Milky Way. This one galaxy has anywhere from 100 to 4…
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The Democrats have a problem with religious people, especially Catholics and Evangelicals-- and it is substantially their own fault. Many Catholics and…
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I frequently ponder the stunning complexity of the world through two radically different lenses. Sometimes I view the world through the naturalistic ey…
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Wow! It is overdue, but still wonderful that the National Association of Evangelicals (the largest evangelical organization in the US) has just named a…
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Some good friends of mine at AND 2020 have just released an important document on the 2020 election. These friends and this statement are seeking to br…
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For decades, my wife and I lived in a house largely heated by our wood stove downstairs in the kitchen . As a result, the bedroom was usually cold when…
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We are a nation of immigrants. At our best, we have told the world, “ Give me your tired, your poor, your struggling masses yearning to be free.” But i…
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