Relief

Take a moment and consider these stress-causing issues: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine; The Supreme Court leak; Abortion; Political primaries for everything from the United States Senate to county commissioner; Hunter Biden; COVID variants; A seasoned deputy aiding a criminal to escape; Personal problems that affect us all; and feel free to add to my list.Continue reading “Relief”

Such a Mind as This (A Biblical-Theological Study of Thinking in the Old Testament)

Richard L. Smith WIPF and Stock, 2021 394 pages When I ordered Smith’s book, I was  anticipating a book similar to other studies of the Old Testament that I had read, such as Getting Involved with God by Ellen Davis. Smith obviously had read and studied the Old Testament. His Bibliography extends from page 395Continue reading Such a Mind as This (A Biblical-Theological Study of Thinking in the Old Testament)

            Racism Hidden Behind Grammar

Readers often respond to the writer of an article or essay they have read. Recently one such reader wrote to a writer about an article printed in the Washington Post Magazine. Printed below is the email as shared by the writer.                                     Hi Damon: I like your pieces in the WP magazine but I reallyContinue reading ”            Racism Hidden Behind Grammar”

Legislating from the Bench

Before the Senate vote for Judge Jackson, I contacted Senator Tillis and encouraged him to vote for her. After voting against her,  he answered me explaining that, while he found her well qualified, he was concerned that she would “legislate from the bench.” I wonder how the Senator views the recent ruling of Judge KathrynContinue reading “Legislating from the Bench”