Monthly Archives: September 2007

links for 2007-09-30

Crooks and Liars � Hardball: Mario Cuomo Describes Congress As Abdicating Their Constitutional Duties One of the most Constitutional liberals alive. This is an excellent history lesson…listen carefully. (tags: Constitution) Gingrich Says No to White House Bid Unfortunately Newt is … Continue reading

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Links for September 29th

CAMPONTHIS: Smokin’ In The Boys Room …is it a sin, a bad habit, or has the church just been plain legalistic? Baptist writer and Songwriter Steve Camp has a helpful analysis about smoking. Is it a sin? (tags: Christian Liberty) … Continue reading

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links for 2007-09-29

CAMPONTHIS: Smokin’ In The Boys Room …is it a sin, a bad habit, or has the church just been plain legalistic? Baptist writer and Songwriter Steve Camp has a helpful analysis about smoking. Is it a sin? (tags: Christian Liberty) … Continue reading

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Update…

Much has happened in the last few days. My birthday on the 26th was a pleasant time with a fine cigar from a friend and a fabulous dinner from my lovely wife. One of my great joys this semester has … Continue reading

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Analysis of Republican Candidates on the Debate and Ron Paul’s Fund-Raising explosion…

Last night’s Republican debate on PBS was short and to the point.1 Fortunately, the top-four candidates decided not to show, which I predict may affect them negatively in the long-run. The debate dealt with economic issues, issues of race, health … Continue reading

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Analysis of Republican Candidates on the Debate and Ron Paul’s Fund-Raising explosion…

Last night’s Republican debate on PBS was short and to the point. ((Watch the debate here.)) Fortunately, the top-four candidates decided not to show, which I predict may affect them negatively in the long-run. The debate dealt with economic issues, … Continue reading

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Update…

Friday, 7:29AM Much has happened in the last few days. My birthday on the 26th was a pleasant time with a fine cigar from a friend and a fabulous dinner from my lovely wife. One of my great joys this … Continue reading

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Links for September 26th

The Pro-Death Foreign Policy of Pro-Life Activists by Gary NorthIf you have never read Gary North this is a good article to start. North’s forceful and truthful commentary is always thought-provoking. (tags: Gary North)Links for Se

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links for 2007-09-26

The Pro-Death Foreign Policy of Pro-Life Activists by Gary NorthIf you have never read Gary North this is a good article to start. North’s forceful and truthful commentary is always thought-provoking. (tags: Gary North)

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Links for September 25th

BLOG and MABLOG The Anti-Christ and Beast (tags: Preterism) Glenn Greenwald – Political Blogs and Opinions – Salon More Common Sense (tags: Iran leader)

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Finally…

After a long time, I have finally received my first copy of Credenda Agenda. To my great surprise, the entire issue is dedicated to an unknown topic called: The Federal Vision.

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Noisome Politicians…

P.J. O’Rourke once wrote: “The body politic produces noisome and unseemly substances, among which are politicians.”1 Modern politicians lack the firmness that citizens demand, because they have never stood for anything consistently. Changing positions because of political expediency is an … Continue reading

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Noisome Politicians…

P.J. O’Rourke once wrote: “The body politic produces noisome and unseemly substances, among which are politicians.” (( P. J. O’Rourke, “No Apparent Motive”, The Atlantic, November 2002)) Modern politicians lack the firmness that citizens demand, because they have never stood … Continue reading

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links for 2007-09-25

BLOG and MABLOG The Anti-Christ and Beast (tags: Preterism) Glenn Greenwald – Political Blogs and Opinions – Salon More Common Sense (tags: Iran leader)

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Let Ahmadinejad speak at Columbia…

Murray Sabrin adds a helpful perspective to the Ahmadinejad bruhaha.

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Federal Vision debate post…Part 8

Starting with this post, I will be focusing on the discussion that occurred on September 18th. Caleb Stegall1 writes a post called: The Accidental Ecumenicist. His central concern is that perhaps FV ” is an outgrowth of mere Christian monologism” … Continue reading

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Federal Vision debate post…Part 7

D.G. Hart begins to add some fuel to the discussion. Here is where I think my previous post begins to shed some of the main differences in FV attempts for catholicity and anti-FV attempts to remain in their miniscule, ever-so … Continue reading

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Federal Vision debate post…Part 6

Leithart seems to draw the discussion a bit more into the concept of catholicity, which is a central concern of the Federal Vision. It is true as I have mentioned in the first post that the Federal Vision may have … Continue reading

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De Regno Christi and Federal Vision Debate: Observations

Peter Leithart enters the dialogue with a helpful piece entitled: Ecclesial Calvinism. Leithart offers a few more valuable insights from a Federal Vision perspective. Leithart writes about his introduction to Calvin’s Institutes: I remember the first time I read through … Continue reading

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De Regno Christi and Federal Vision Debate: Observations

My friend John Muether joins the conversation. He writes: I am with Doug and Peter on their anti-Gnostic and high church sentiments. I would shamelessly add that the Nicotine Theological Journal (founded 1997) was lobbying for those causes long before … Continue reading

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A Federal Vision debate post…Part 8

Starting with this post, I will be focusing on the discussion that occurred on September 18th. Caleb Stegall ((I am not sure who he is)) writes a post called: The Accidental Ecumenicist. His central concern is that perhaps FV ” … Continue reading

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De Regno Christi and Federal Vision Debate: Observations

In a previous post John Muether asks Doug Wilson: “Are you suggesting that amillennialism is an insufficiently embodied belief?”Wilson replies: Every orthodox Christian position affirms the bodily resurrection of Christ, and our bodily resurrection in Him at the Last Day. … Continue reading

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De Regno Christi and Federal Vision Debate: Observations

Chellis finally joins the conversation. He is a bit frustrated with Wilson’s emphasis on eschatology. In his own experience he left Postmillenialism due to its gnostic tendencies. (HUH?!) At any rate from his perspective he does not think that the … Continue reading

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A Federal Vision debate postPart 7

D.G. Hart begins to add some fuel to the discussion. Here is where I think my previous post begins to shed some of the main differences in FV attempts for catholicity and anti-FV attempts to remain in their miniscule, ever-so … Continue reading

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A Federal Vision debate postPart 6

Leithart seems to draw the discussion a bit more into the concept of catholicity, which is a central concern of the Federal Vision. It is true as I have mentioned in the first post that the Federal Vision may have … Continue reading

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A Federal Vision debate postPart 5

Chellis finally joins the conversation. He is a bit frustrated with Wilson’s emphasis on eschatology. In his own experience he left Postmillenialism due to its gnostic tendencies. (HUH?!) At any rate from his perspective he does not think that the … Continue reading

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A Federal Vision debate postPart 4

In a previous post John Muether asks Doug Wilson: “Are you suggesting that amillennialism is an insufficiently embodied belief?” Wilson replies: Every orthodox Christian position affirms the bodily resurrection of Christ, and our bodily resurrection in Him at the Last … Continue reading

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A Federal Vision debate postPart 3

My friend John Muether joins the conversation. He writes: I am with Doug and Peter on their anti-Gnostic and high church sentiments. I would shamelessly add that the Nicotine Theological Journal (founded 1997) was lobbying for those causes long before … Continue reading

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A Federal Vision debate postPart 2

Peter Leithart enters the dialogue with a helpful piece entitled: Ecclesial Calvinism. Leithart offers a few more valuable insights from a Federal Vision perspective. Leithart writes about his introduction to Calvin’s Institutes: I remember the first time I read through … Continue reading

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A Federal Vision debate post…Part 1

I will be posting on my reading of the debate currently taking place at De Regno Christi. My posts will begin on the discussion that followed on September 17th ((The debate officially began on the 17th)) Beginning with Part 8, … Continue reading

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