I’ve encountered the Original Greek, but he just helped me continue the journey

First of all, welcome to the new look site. Of course, it’s just another theme from WordPress. I like ’em. Secondly, I have a final exam tomorrow for New Testament Greek, which I have been learning for a year. It is incredible, fascinating, illuminating, to even discover some of the basics of the language and … More I’ve encountered the Original Greek, but he just helped me continue the journey

The Paradoxes of American History

I’m reading a great book at the moment, “America, Empire of Liberty”, which is basically a recent, re-thought history of America written by Cambridge professor David Reynolds. Helpfully for European readers like myself it obviously lacks the shallow patriotism and misrepresentation of facts which often comes with what is associated with American history as it … More The Paradoxes of American History

Howard Jacobson (and me) on Creation, New Atheism, and the Bible

Howard takes a turn Not quite entering head-on into the fray of heated altercations taking place between the Dawkinsians and Creationists, Howard Jacobson tonight on Channel 4 here in the UK offered a view of the creation account of Genesis 1 which enjoys the poetry and even the ‘theology’ of the passage (theology not in … More Howard Jacobson (and me) on Creation, New Atheism, and the Bible