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Born in Mexico, raised in a Wycliffe mission commune in Bolivian jungle, High Schools in Orange County, UC San Diego
Born in Mexico, raised in a Wycliffe mission commune in Bolivian jungle, High Schools in Orange County, UC San Diego

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The Jewish Jesus excepted, Sabbatai Tsevi led the eruption of Messianic fervor among Jews that exerted significant impact on surrounding societies. Intense involvement of many thinkers in the 1660's before science seized the hope of long-sought salvation from religion.

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The operative presence for good in existence (and nonexistence) can be called "God". Most of the institutional religions are crimes against Nature -- to the extent they preach "purity" or reward selfishness, which do not exist anywhere. Liberal theology, rooted in Nature's temples, will survive. And must.

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Part I .  Ezekiel’s concept of God. Introduction In ancient Judaism
the Temple was the holy center of Creation, and the nation of Israel was
secured by a Covenant with G-d.  Ezekiel
was a Zadokite priest educated in and with access to the Temple. The Priest...

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Isaiah presents new ideas by invoking the past: Tradition used to support Innovation.
Tradition
supports Innovation  in Deutero Isaiah Introduction Chapters 40 through 55 of
the Book of the Prophet Isaiah invoke “traditional” forms, authorities, themes,
and cultural symbols in a hymnic appeal to an exiled people for a restoration
of Zion. [1...

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Theological Considerations shape the Book of Joshua. [Hint: it was never intended to be "history", and it did not happen.]
Theological Considerations shape the
Composition of the Book of Joshua Introduction [TK1]   The concept of an eternal
covenant with God is central to Hebrew theology. According to the narrative, God
granted land of Israel to Abraham and Sarah, Isaac and Reb...

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Theology of Ancient Scripture - religion of gaps.
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Theological “Gaps”  in the Tanak / Old Testament   I once went on a journey, and in the middle of a
marketplace, I met a Rabbi.   I inquired
of him, “What is the theology of Judaism?”   The Rabbi told me this story: When Moses descended from Mount Sin...

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STILL no Tax Returns, and hard evidence of Fraudulent Election.

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Early Christians were Unitarian Universalists
Arnold, Eberhard, "The Early Christians; in their own words" (Plough Publishing, NY, [1926] 2015) 978-0-87486-619-3 Virtually every one of the early "Christians" is a Unitarian Universalist. The Trinitarian view was of course "acceptable" to most of them--s...
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