Category Archives: Christianity

Saving Private Godward (7-1-21)

00:00 Saving Private Ryan, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saving_Private_Ryan 01:30 Justin Martyr’s Dialog with Trypho, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=spv_T4QE9Ow 03:00 Justin the Martyr, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Justin_Martyr 05:00 Fruit of the Holy Spirit, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fruit_of_the_Holy_Spirit 36:45 Justin Martyr by Andrew Hayes, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scmdaGIteNo 1:07:00 Justin Martyr and the Jews, https://www.jstor.org/stable/1453625 1:14:00 The … Continue reading

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The Business Of Church

A friend responds to this post: One of the great things about many 18th century novelists (Balzac, Dickens, Trollope) is how much you learn about the societies and businesses in which the novels are set. I hadn’t realized until I … Continue reading

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A Uses and Gratifications Study of Contemporary Christian Radio Web Sites

Josh Bentley writes in 2012: * Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) is a style of music that arose out of the Jesus Movement in the 1970s (Lochte, 2007; Woods, 1999). Musically, it has become very similar to mainstream adult contemporary or … Continue reading

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What does it mean to be a Christian? (4-6-21)

00:00 What does it mean to be Christian or Jewish? https://twitter.com/lukeford/status/1379499997310328834 03:00 Lee Atwater’s Infamous 1981 Interview on the Southern Strategy, https://www.thenation.com/article/archive/exclusive-lee-atwaters-infamous-1981-interview-southern-strategy/ 10:00 Psychoanalysis: The Impossible Profession, https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=138249 21:00 Why Mental Health Treatment Often Fails, https://stuartschneiderman.blogspot.com/2021/04/why-mental-health-treatment-often-fails.html 22:00 Science Plays the … Continue reading

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David Friedrich Strauß, Father of Unbelief: An Intellectual Biography

Here are some highlights from this 2020 book by Frederic Beiser: * the vast majority of the Protestant population in the early nineteenth century still saw the Bible as the foundation for their faith. Ever since the Reformation, the Protestant … Continue reading

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