July 20, 2018

Archives for February 2004

Samuel Blackburn on Lust Al

Samuel Blackburn on Lust Al Mohler reviews Samuel Blackburn on that most interesting of topics, Lust. Blackburn’s purpose is to overcome all pessimism towards lust. He even defends the use of pornography, which can, he argues, point towards the higher purposes of sex, rather than the lower degradations. He takes on the evolutionary psychologists, arguing […]

A thought from my study

A thought from my study of Mark 15 today. I doubt if it is totally original, but I can’t recall coming across it before. I’m interested in the flogging of Jesus by Pilate. Mark 15:15 So Pilate, wishing to satisfy the crowd, released for them Barabbas, and having scourged Jesus, he delivered him to be […]

Jim Carroll, of the Boston

Jim Carroll, of the Boston Globe, raises the question of whether Christians place too much emphasis on the crucifixion and death of Jesus, and whether this is a distortion of Jesus himself. All of this is to say that death was not the purpose of Jesus’ life but only one part of a story that […]

There is simply no way

There is simply no way to be a competent parent to a 19 year old child on the subject of dating. First, I’m an idiot anyway. Second, I’ve been married for 26 years. Third, dating is inherently confusing, and anyone who thinks it should make sense should be sent to common sense camp anyway. A […]