A case of spontaneous human combustion in 2015 in Germany

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There’s been a case of spontaneous human combustion reported in Germany.

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The effect of Christian creeds on civilization


Do ideas shape society, and if so, how? If you don’t know how to answer the question, “Do you understand the basic connections between Christian creeds and civilization?” then this article might help you get started. . . . Continue reading

Robots in the brain – will we become gods?

This was a headline that was running at the Drudge Report: “GOOGLE: With robots in our brains — we’ll be godlike…” It raises an important question: what will become of humankind in the future if technology continues to advance as rapidly as it has in the last few decades? Continue reading

Egyptian history is wrong, and why it should matter to you


Christ said there are only two types of people in this world: those who are with him, and those who aren’t. This same principle holds true in all of the academic disciplines: philosophy, science, psychology, mathematics, economics, and history, just to name a few. Continue reading

Identifying Old Testament laws that remain binding today

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Leviticus is a critical book. It’s common for Christians today to dismiss its continual relevance by simply asserting that every law in the book has been annulled. They may even assert this based erroneously on the fact that the book is called “Leviticus,” mistakenly on the assumption that it has to do solely with the priestly tribe of the “Levites.” This is probably because they’ve never actually read the book. Continue reading

The Covenantal Structure of 2 Corinthians


Many books of the Bible are written to conform to the five-point biblical covenant model. Ray Sutton has shown that 1 Corinthians conforms to the pattern (“Covenant Renewal,” Volume II, numbers 10 and 11). Now, I’ll extend his work and show that Paul’s follow-up letter does, too. Continue reading

Why hard work doesn’t necessarily pay


Minimum wage laws have been in the news lately. The talk is on raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour. Political slogans are invoked: “Living Wage.” Continue reading