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Jamie Carter
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Conversationalist, theologian, and science fiction aficionado.
Conversationalist, theologian, and science fiction aficionado.

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Multiverse: One-Faith World
Out of a pool of light, they came - some call them the angels, for showing us the way. Others call them demons for destroying what was. Perhaps "messengers" is closer to the mark. Before the messengers appeared out of nowhere, we lived in harmony. All of us...

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Yesterday, Today, and Forever
A few years ago, 'A Knight's Tale' re-introduced the world to Geoffrey Chaucer, one of the great English writers of his day - in the 1400s. He invented words such as 'femininity' and 'womanhood' in his works such as 'The Canterbury Tales.' By the time he in...

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Our Old Hat Society
So I'm just listening to a sermon about Head Coverings where the pastor pointed out up until the 1960s, women regularly wore hats to church. He mentioned that we get the tradition of asking men to remove their hats when they're indoors from the head coverin...

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Interpreting 1 Corinthians 11's First Half
When I first learned about Christian Headcovering - I had a few simple questions: Who does it apply to? What are they asked to do? Why are they asked to do it? When are they asked to it? Where are they asked to it? And ; How are they asked to do it? So I th...

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The more things change, the more things stay the same.

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Melting Pots
I remember my social studies teacher explaining to me that a good metaphor for our society was that of a melting pot, where different substances are melted and mixed together to form a new substance with elements of the original substances, but not substant...

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What does 1 Cor 11:10 really say?
It certainly is extremely easy to lose something in the translation. For those of us with more than one language to contend with, we usually have to ask: "Which is best, a literal translation that is faithful to the words even if it means being unfaithful t...

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A Silenced Reply
In one of my games, there as a punishment called "silencing" basically, all the chat features would be disabled so that there was no possible way to communicate in-game. Sometimes bloggers can block their foes, effectively silencing them. And while we we sa...

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Must Christians be Consistent?
" Forgive me, Major, I don't mean to be difficult, but your faith seems to have led you to something of a contradiction. " " I don't see it as a contradiction. " " I don't understand. " " That's the thing about faith. If you don't have it, you can't underst...

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John and Jacob on Getting out of a Spiritual Jam
The last point of Calvinism is the Perseverance of the Saints. It teaches that God has drawn the elect to salvation and that God draws them to continue to believe. The elect cannot totally fall away from grace, and if they do backslide into sin, it is tempo...
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