Monthly Archives: December 2010

Psalm 22:16 5/6HevPs: “They Pierced My Hands and Feet” (Dr. Peter W. Flint’s Position)

The Dead Sea Scrolls Bible: The Oldest Known Bible Translated for the First Time into English, edited by Martin G. Abegg, Peter W. Flint and Eugene Charles Ulrich contains a footnote on the Psalm 22 fragment from the Dead Sea, … Continue reading

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Bart Ehrman’s Lost Christianities: A Critique (Part I)

[a note to readers: some of the most important comments in this essay are in the footnotes; it is highly recommended that each one be viewed] “I hear that divisions exist among you, and in part I believe it.” –1 … Continue reading

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G. W. F. Hegel’s Paradigmatic Revolution: Outline and Critique

“Hegel’s Philosophy of History is important as a source of much evil, but (I think) of no good… The Absolute Idea is pure thought thinking about pure thought. That is all that God does throughout the ages –truly a professor’s … Continue reading

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Gödel’s Incompleteness Theorem: The Most Important Mathematical Theorem in the Twentieth Century

Below is a photo the late mathematical genius Kurt Gödel (left) with Albert Einstein. Gödel’s Incompleteness Theorem was the most important mathematical theorem in the twentieth century (its significance is explained in simple terms below). Among other things, Gödel’s theorem … Continue reading

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New 3-D Image …of Jesus?

A recent 3-dimensional computer-generated image from the Shroud of Turin was presented on the History Channel: I have always thought the Shroud images were a dead ringer for the ancient Pantokrator icons, gold coins from Justinian’s reign, etc. (see below), … Continue reading

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Love and Loving

If we were to ask “what is the greatest Christian virtue” many would say “it is faith.” But faith is not the greatest Christian virtue. As Paul informs us in 1 Cor 13:2, “If I have all faith so as … Continue reading

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Fibonacci, Fractals, and Inorganic Teleology

Among the most philosophically challenging scientific data of the last half century are those relating to the physical constants  of the universe (listed below) which allow it to be a cosmos instead of utterly disordered chaos. These constants were “finely … Continue reading

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