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The Big Question

Due to its nature especially careful reading is required for the Book of Job.  With the histories you can just follow the stories they tell and in the prophecies you might be so confused you push through without trying to understand everything.  1,989 more words


Heroic Layman Killed by Nazis Declared a Martyr

From Catholic News Agency:

Vatican City, Jul 8, 2016 / 01:16 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On Friday Pope Francis moved eight martyrs a step further on the path to sainthood, one of whom is Josef Mayr-Nusser, an Italian layman killed for refusing to swear an oath to Hitler during the Second World War. 545 more words

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Gender Issues in the Bible (Part 3)

Or, “Does God Have Gender?”


 Back when I was in college, it was popular among some of the students (men and women alike) to refer to the God of the Bible as “she.”  Presumably, one of the professors gave a fairly convincing argument that God’s gender in the Bible was ambiguous enough so that the Lord may very well be female.  1,340 more words


Zophar's Prophecy

Job is an interesting book.  Job is a righteous man: “In the land of Uz there lived a man whose name was Job.  This man was blameless and upright; he feared God and shunned evil… 1,780 more words


Sometimes Life Sucks

Life isn’t easy, and often times it’s not even very pleasant.  Stuff happens that you have no control over and you end up identifying with Job, who asked, “ 2,198 more words


Misinterpreting God

One of the primary roles of the Holy Spirit is to teach us about God.  Jesus said as much when he explained, “But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you… 1,463 more words


Principal Component Analysis Tutorial

The Problem

Imagine that you are a nutritionist trying to explore the nutritional content of food. What is the best way to differentiate food items? By vitamin content? 1,537 more words