Monthly Archives: July 2011

Horton: The Christian Faith – Chapter 1: Epistemology

Horton finishes Chapter 1 of The Christian Faith by looking at the history of how philosophers have answered the questions ‘How Can We Know God?’ Looking at the Post-Reformation view, he quotes Calvin’s Institutes. “ Thereupon his powers are mentioned, … Continue reading

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Potpourri

The Internet of Things Infographic – Looking at this chart you will see how the internet has grown with no sign of slowing down and not just with people connecting but things.  My experience with computers began in the 1970’s: … Continue reading

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Blackberry Picking on the Farm and Roly Poly

This past week I picked some blackberries.  I used to pick wild blackberries when I was a kid. My Aunt Grace and Aunt Ad would get us dressed up in long-sleeved shirts, put hats on us and we would go … Continue reading

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Friday Night Lights Finishes Strong

Friday Night Lights had its finale on NBC this past Friday. It already had been shown on Direct TV. I started watching this show sometime in the first season and saw good writing and strong characters. It was a show … Continue reading

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The Sabbath

WE have now before us the holy Bible, or book, for so bible signifies. We call it the book, by way of eminency; for it is incomparably the best book that ever was written, the book of books, shining like … Continue reading

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DIY

This is for you creative people. Each of these activities comes from a blog in my feed. Check them out. Creative Self-Portraits Using Vehicle Side Mirror After the Weiner scandal I was commenting about so many people today taking pictures … Continue reading

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Commercial: Humor, Social Media and Baby Boomers

I teach rhetoric and near the end of the year we analyze commercials. This is a clever one. If needed a car I would seriously consider this type but then again I am in the target audience (Baby Boomer and … Continue reading

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Horton: The Christian Faith – Chapter 1: Covenant and Epistemology

In our last discussion of Chapter 1, of Horton’s The Christian Faith we looked at Horton’s use of Tillich’s paradigm. He continues with the model in Parts II: A Covenant Account of “Meeting a Stranger” and III. Epistemology. An important … Continue reading

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Baseball Tragedy

I remember going to the Orioles ballgames with my family. The Junior Orioles provided families with special deals and we belonged. It was a special time for our family. My dad played ball with me and I remember him explaining … Continue reading

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The Last Jump by John E. Nevola

The Last Jump: A Novel of World War II is the story of middle-aged journalist, J. P. Kilroy, who is invited in 1997 to go to a ceremony at the White House to accept the Medal of Honor for his … Continue reading

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