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Berkhof on I AM

From Louis Berkhof’s Systematic Theology:

The Pentateuch connects the name with the Hebrew verb hayah, to be, Ex. 3:13,14. On the strength of that passage we may assume that the name is in all probability derived from an archaic form of that verb, namely, hawah.

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trolls and the like...

Søren Kierkegaard, a Danish writer, philosopher and poet, had this to say about critics

“Showing that they don’t care about me, or caring that I should know they don’t care about me, still denotes dependence… They show me respect precisely by showing me that they don’t respect me.”

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Defining an area of focus

Work by B. Kruger

To begin with, I have 2 aims in this project. First – to reflect on the shopping experience, on capitalism and consumerism culture and the selling-buying relationships. 99 more words

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On writing and watching

Virginia Woolf, my teacher’s cut of the text, “Life and the Novelist”

“But if this sensibility is one of the conditions of the novelist’s life, it is obvious that all writers whose books survive have known how to master it and make it serve their purpose.

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Snob Stop at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que Chicago

My fiancé often proclaims that trying a restaurant when its fairly new is not a good idea.  His classic statement…”Let them work the kinks out!”  I guess he threw his own advice to the wind with a surprise visit to the recently opened and madly hyped Chicago location for Dinosaur Bar-B-Que.  664 more words

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All movie reviews are quite useless. Or are they?

I really like movies. I watch my fair share. I am excited when a movie I want to see is announced or actually comes out. I follow IMDb, The Hollywood Reporter, Comingsoon.net, and other websites. 849 more words

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Economist Robert Murphy Makes the Case for Omniscience

Throwback to 2013, Economist Robert Murphy responds to Open Theist remarks by writing a blog post on omniscience:

==> First of all there are the prophecies, such as God’s promises to Abraham in Genesis and of course the entire Book of Revelation describing the end times.

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