Monthly Archives: July 2007

Don’t cry for me Argentina

Brazil 3 x o Argentina [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/ka5RjKKaeIc?rel=0″ width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] The flight home is always pleasant with a trophy. Or in Japanese: [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/rMdZHNL81_o?rel=0″ width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Advertisements

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links for 2007-07-15

Spectator.org Thrown to the Lions – The Plight of Iraqi Chistians (tags: War in Iraq; Christians)

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links for 2007-07-14

Taking Every Thought Captive To The Lordship of Christ! Musing Out Loud About the Things of God. PCA Report fails to deal with exegesis. (tags: PCA) reggiekidd.com blog Professor Reggie Kidd is finally back. Check his new blog. (tags: RTS)

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Preemptive Nuclear War vs. Christianity

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/847J99MkUdk?rel=0″ width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Infallibility as Essential to Any System

Note: Digging from the past. The concept of infallibility is inescapable as I pointed out from the writings of Rushdoony. I wrote this 2 years and 7 months ago. In his first volume of Systematic Theology, Rousas J. Rushdoony describes … Continue reading

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links for 2007-07-12

The Austrian Economists Economics in the Blogosphere. Excellent resource. (tags: economics) Free Audio Lectures on the Theology of John Owen Derek Thomas’ lectures on John Owen. (tags: john-owen puritans audio-lectures) Dr. Peter J. Williams discusses Bart Ehrman’s “Misquoting Jesus”: Free … Continue reading

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Living with a computer…

Neil Postman, Jerry Mander and Wendell Berry, certainly have made powerful contributions to the devastating effects of technology in our world today. It is indisputable that our children are less interested in reading and in old fashioned research. ((Remember the … Continue reading

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Living with a computer

Neil Postman, Jerry Mander and Wendell Berry, certainly have made powerful contributions to the devastating effects of technology in our world today. It is indisputable that our children are less interested in reading and in old fashioned research.1 I was … Continue reading

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Update

My Currently Reading page has been updated. It appears I have been hit by some sort of virus. My host is currently trying to fix it. Blogging will continue as usual, though some letters may appear a bit odd.

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I hope you do not mind me speaking my mind once again. I appreciate the few liberties you do give us here at the Shire. Among them, the free-speech one is fine indeed. I am not sure if you are … Continue reading

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Who will invest best?

As many are well aware, Ron Paul has more money in hand than John McCain. AS I have predicted before, this and other reasons will lead to the eventual end of the MacCain campaign. “Campaign manager Terry Nelson and chief … Continue reading

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Bill Moyers Journal interviews Jon Stewart

I must confess that Bill Moyers is somewhat of an intellectual giant in my eyes. I subscribe to his podcast and listen faithfully to his commentary and interviews on a variety of topics each week. I realize at the outset … Continue reading

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50 most influential Christans???

It has been almost 18 months since I posted the paragraph below. After looking through the list once again this morning, I am even more appalled than I was 18 months ago. By the way, #33 looks familiar. It is … Continue reading

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Harold O.J.Brown dies…

Press release from RTS: HAROLD O. J. BROWN GOES HOME TO BE WITH THE LORD Harold O. J. Brown, John R. Richardson Professor of Theology and Philosophy at Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte, North Carolina, went home to be with the … Continue reading

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What is victory anyway neo-cons?

Anyone familiar with site for the last few years know that I have been a strong opponent of the Iraq War. Since I am unable to do all the research necessary, I have depended on some phenomenal bloggers and intellectual … Continue reading

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Life at the Shire: A Christian Libertarian’s Dream; The Shire has a word to say, Part 1

Tolkien is superb! How could I have waited this long to read the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. Volume one is captivating and intriguing. Unfortunately, I saw the movie before reading the book. This, of course, leads to unwarranted assumptions … Continue reading

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Repentance…

The Sabbath is nigh and it is important to think through my deeds this week. The reality is once again that I have failed my God in word and in deed. I have failed to honor His law, by spitting … Continue reading

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Simple Food…

Wilson’s closing remarks to Christopher Hitchens: I noted from your book that you are a baptized Christian, so I want to conclude by calling and inviting you back to the terms of that baptism. Everyone who has been baptized into … Continue reading

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Repentance

The Sabbath is nigh and it is important to think through my deeds this week. The reality is once again that I have failed my God in word and in deed. I have failed to honor His law, by spitting … Continue reading

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Ron Paul on the Keith Larson Show…

Ron Paul interview…

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Why should anyone be surprised?

Ron Paul has raised 2.4 million dollars. With this raise he becomes the third highest fund raiser in the Republican Party; this places John McCain in fourth place with under 2.4 million. Paul is so concerned with his message that … Continue reading

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There is a time to rejoice…

Here am I (6 months away from graduation) taking joy in the joy of my dear brothers.

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Ron Paul on Recapturing the Spirit of Independence

This week Americans will gather around the grill, attend parades and watch fireworks displays, all in the celebration of the signing of our Declaration of Independence. At the same time, we will have thousands of bureaucrats, troops and agents stationed … Continue reading

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The John Birch Society on the meaning of the 4th of July

When they had enough of British oppression, 56 men representing the 13 colonies signed the Declaration of Independence. Their courageous act launched the greatest experiment in human liberty in all history: The United States of America. The Declaration contains the … Continue reading

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James Jordan on Paedocommunion

I have finally finished listening to Jordan’s four lectures on paedocommunion. Though my notes are not extensive and far from complete, here they are attached. They will serve at least to get a better perspective on the arguments for paedocommunion. … Continue reading

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The brilliant and witty Ron Paul in 1988

These clips never cease to amaze me. The consistent and profound answers to social and economic questions leave me speechless. A double-dose of Ron Paul in 1988: [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/anmlPvmd1Ew?rel=0″ width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/88REf0tjZHo?rel=0″ width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Where is the celebration?

Unlike many, many churches this Sunday, our congregation did not celebrate 4th of July. There are at least two obvious reasons for this decision: a) The 4th of July is not a universal ecclesiastical practice. b) Jesus is Lord of … Continue reading

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Where is the Celebration?

Unlike many, many churches this Sunday, our congregation did not celebrate 4th of July. There are at least two obvious reasons for this decision: a) The 4th of July is not a universal ecclesiastical practice. b) Jesus is Lord of … Continue reading

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Hebrew II

Hebrew II starts and new challenges begin these next two weeks. I will be taking Hebrew II until the 16th of July.

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