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New Blog Site
I will be doing more regular blogging from my ministry website, www.esquareinch.org . I will still post here for issues that are unrelated to my ministry work, but I expect I will be far more active there than here. Please follow me over there for my articl...

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On Settled Science: "You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means."
Just to clarify a few things: Catastrophic anthropogenic
global warming is not settled
science. A significant number of climatologists question the supposed “consensus”
on this point. (The 97% number you hear is based on a 2009 survey in which the analysis...

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Discovery Bible Study and Lectio Divina
This pair of articles from the Worldview Journal ( here and here ) are my first foray into a larger project dealing with developing a more systematic approach to discipleship. Discovery Bible Study is a relatively new approach to Scripture which focuses on ...

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Andre and Magda Trocme and the Village of Le-Chambon-sur-Lignon
The latest article in the series Christians who Changed their World is about a village in France during World War II. Led by its Huguenot pastor and his wife, this village and the surrounding area saved the lives of a number of Jews equal to their own popul...

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In honor of Black History Month ...
I've published two new articles in the series, Christians who Changed their World. The first is Josephine Margaret Bakhita , a woman enslaved as a girl in Sudan who eventually found freedom in a convent, and Frederick Douglass , another former slave who bec...

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The Story of "O Come, O Come, Emanuel" and the "O Antiphons"
The story behind the hymn "O Come, O Come, Emanuel" stretches back at least to the 700s AD and perhaps back to around 500 AD or even earlier. This article tells that story, including explaining the hidden acrostic in the original prayers, and provides a dev...

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Now Thank We All Our God
Today is Thanksgiving in the United States. One popular hymn for this holiday is Martin Rinkart's "Now Thank We All Our God." We live in uncertain and dangerous times, and many people are worried about war, terrorism, and other problems facing us today. Rin...

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Visual Arts and the Bible
My latest article  at the Colson Center deals with visual arts, aesthetics, and the Bible's attitude toward them. Christians often seem to avoid art while embracing kitsch and utilitarian architecture. Both modern art and Christians today have forgotten (or...

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Katharina von Bora
With the 498th anniversary of the 95 Theses approaching, a piece on the Reformation seemed appropriate. For those of you who don't know her, I'd like to introduce you to Katharina von Bora , a.k.a. Katie Luther, one of the most formidable women of the sixte...

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Two New Articles
I have two articles up on the Colson Center since my last update. The first is about Ho Feng Shan , a Nationalist Chinese diplomat sometimes known as the Chinese Schindler. The second is an article surveying the place of music in the Bible . Enjoy!
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