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Category Archives: Spirituality
It’s like all the best qualities of all the greatest heroes throughout history, all rolled into one person – Socrates and the Greeks, Maimonides and the great rabbis, Augustine and the church fathers, Aquinas, Newton, Einstein and the great scientists, … Continue reading
For Christmas 2019 my daughter-in-law gave me Andrew Roberts’ biography of Winston Churchill. This is the letter I wrote to thank her. March 7, 2020 Dear Mary, I just finished Andrew Roberts’ Churchill and I want to say again, thanks! … Continue reading
Two essential reads from this morning’s mail: Excerpt — The Infinite Complexity of Cells Is Following Jesus a “Politic?”
Everyone should check out Paul Copan’s web site, Worldview Bulletin Newsletter (https://worldviewbulletin.substack.com/), and in particular, in the July 26 edition, Clifford Williams’ “Existential Reasons for Believing in God.” I am provoked to think: If God exists; if He created us; … Continue reading
May God strengthen and protect our faithful brothers and sisters. Read this message from Martin Accad of the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary, here.
Here is an important blog post from the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary in Beirut, Lebanon. There is a lot going on there, as you may have heard. This was my comment: As an American Christian with roots in Jordan, I want … Continue reading
We want to be “useful” because we think that our usefulness is a measure of our value. But our value resides first in our ability to appreciate God’s greatness, to admire him and worship him. We assign value to our … Continue reading
This is worth sharing, I thought, as an example of the often excellent material published by First Things Magazine, a journal of religion and public affairs: Everyone wants to live with an undivided heart; an undivided heart is one that … Continue reading
That’s how I imagine it will be: I will have a direct personal relationship with Jesus. Of course I already have that; what I mean is, it will be like dropping in on Rick Smith. He’ll be there, otherwise unoccupied, … Continue reading