THE INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL ON BIBLICAL INERRANCY

What is this post about? It is about the argument between those who use the expression "biblical inerrancy" and those use the expression "biblical literalism". Those who say we can trust the Bible use the expression "biblical inerrancy". Those who say we cannot trust the Bible use the expression "biblical literalism". Oddly, Bing and Google …

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STRENGTH LIES IN DIFFERENCES, NOT IN SIMILARITIES

Strength lies in differences, not in similarities. — Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (from here (medium.com)) We live in a republic that is slowly dying. Why? We don't learn -- we don't teach our children -- how to be the citizens of a republic. We teach our children about their rights, …

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DEISM AND THE FOUNDING FATHERS

What is Deism? One thing that is common these days is to assert that the Founding Fathers were Deists.  Since I doubt that the term deism is especially well understood, let us start with a definition. deism noun, often capitalized de·​ism | \ ˈdē-ˌi-zəm  , ˈdā-  \ : a movement or system of thought advocating natural (see NATURAL entry 1 sense 8b) religion, emphasizing morality, and in the …

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SOMETHING ELSE TO READ IN THE NEW YEAR: A BELATED NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION

I don’t get excited about the calendar. I don’t regard New Years Day as special. Since I would rather sleep than party, on New Years Eve, I go to bed at the same old time. Do I begrudge of the desires of those who want to party? No. I just pray they won’t drink and …

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