Wednesday, December 27, 2006

President Gerald Ford, RIP : The 1st President I Ever Voted Against

As you probably know, President Ford died today (12.26.06).  Not a great President, but by all accounts a very good man.  His passing brought two thinks to mind, one personal and one theological.

President Gerald Ford, the man who helped make Chevy Chase famous and who will forever be linked to the pardon of Richard M. Nixon in 1974, died today (12.26.06).  Say a prayer of thanks for this mediocre president, but good man, today, and read on for my thoughts on the man.



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What do you get the theologian who has everything????  My Favourite Christmas Gift

What do you get a theologian, especially one with an odd sense of humour and who really doesn’t need anything.  Well, my wife did it perfectly.


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Sunday, December 24, 2006

Got Christmas Spirit?

Hate to say it, I don’t.  And I notice not many people do either.  Why is this?


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Trades in Baseball - The Jason Jennings Saga

I know, I am a theologian, and this blog is supposed to talk about serious stuff, but stick with me...the trade of Jason Jennings this past week by the Colorado Rockies says something important about our culture.


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Monday, December 18, 2006

Old Testament Study - The Book of Job

Since I had been out of contact with my site I have not posted any of my more recent class handouts.  This Fall I taught on Job for the first time (I generally avoid it like the plague).  It was a challenging class to teach and I hope you find this of interest.


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Thursday, December 14, 2006

Why Sci-Fi Can Teach Us A Lot

We live in a very complex world, one marked by war, scarcity, and the challenges that come from people with different cultural backgrounds and different values.  What can help us think about these challenges (aside from the Bible that is)?  How about Star Trek?


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General Augusto Pinochet Neither Hero nor Villain

General Augusto Pinochet died on Sunday.  He was a dictator and responsible for the death of 3197 people during his 17 years at the helm of Chile.  So how cannot he not be a moster?


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Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Back up and Posting Soon to be Dr. Christopher Morton

Why no posts since August???


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