Submitted by dbcollies on Mon, 2006-01-09 11:54
Part of today's reading for the One Year Bible Blog is Genesis 22, which talks about Abraham being asked to sacrifice his only son, Isaac. I suspect that my literalist friends will not like my take on this passage, but here it is anyway. ;)
My translation (NRSV) of v 1-2 reads:
Submitted by dbcollies on Mon, 2006-01-09 07:56
I've discovered a couple of bug in BlogWatcher, and I wanted to post here about them before they cause any problems for any of my users. All 3 of you. ;)
Submitted by dbcollies on Fri, 2006-01-06 08:47
Randy, apparently you need to have a talk with your friend Andrew Jones. He's posted something on his blog about the virtues of a spa as the ideal location for discussions about house churches. Specifically a spa in Austin.
Submitted by dbcollies on Thu, 2006-01-05 12:33
Submitted by dbcollies on Thu, 2006-01-05 10:00
The OneYearBibleBlog reading for January 4th included Genesis 9:6
Whoever sheds the blood of a human, by a human shall that person's blood be shed; for in his own image God made humankind. (NRSV)
Submitted by dbcollies on Wed, 2006-01-04 17:31
Wendy told me that she wanted her own blog site, (her welcome message is here) so I did some checking for her. In the process, I've decided that I wanted to change my own as well. So I've (hopefully) moved all of my old posts and comments to this new system, based on WordPress 2.
Submitted by dbcollies on Fri, 2005-12-30 16:52
Well, I've finished reading "Colossians Remixed: Subverting the Empire" by Brian Walsh and Sylvia Keesmaat, and I thought I'd give my thoughts on it. Please understand that this is from the perspective of someone completely untrained in theology.
Submitted by dbcollies on Wed, 2005-12-28 21:48
I found this article by Rev. Ken Silva critical of the writings of Brian McLaren in particular, and emergent church in general. I'm certainly not an expert on Mr. McLaren's writings, but I can definitely say I'm not a fan of Rev. Silva's work.
He takes exception with the phrase
take another look at Jesus' teachings about hell
and responds with
Submitted by dbcollies on Mon, 2005-12-26 18:04
We went out to see Mel Brook's movie "The Producers" this evening. I thought I'd write up a quick review
Submitted by dbcollies on Fri, 2005-12-23 10:00
As you probably know, my family and I are heading out today to New York, to spend Christmas with Wendy's parents. A consequence of that is that we exchanged our Christmas gifts last night after the Eklektos celebration.
Consider this post fair warning.