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Why the Poor Are Always Us and Why Mary Was the Best Disciple

  Poverty “Larry” (I have no idea if this was his legal name) used to sleep under a bush in the back lawn of the church more than a decade ago. He painted apartments for a guy who needed to … Continue reading

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Sickness Unto Death

Why Didn’t Jesus Just Start Raising Lots of People? We saw with the Iranian Cleric raising the dead thought experiment that a person possessing this kind of power walking around among us would almost certainly provoke us to kill this person … Continue reading

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Augustine on the kind of death we don’t pay as much attention to

The third example of death is Lazarus. A grievous kind of death it is, and is distinguished as a habit of wickedness. For it is one thing to fall into sin, another to form the habit of sinning. He who … Continue reading

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Why Divine Personhood Offends us to the point of Deicide

Raising the Dead Thought Experiment The above link is the raising the dead thought experiment where I discuss what might happen if an Iranian cleric was able to raise the dead and why the peoples of the world might have … Continue reading

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Would the World Allow Anyone Who Could Raise the Dead to Live?

Iranian Cleric Raises the Dead Imagine an Iranian cleric raised a man who was dead for four days. What would happen? First there would be skepticism. Surely this didn’t happen. Let’s say that there was documentation. Dead for four days, … Continue reading

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