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Implications for the Stability of the Modern Middle East

My warnings to apocalyptic Jews and Christians holds true for apocalyptic Muslims as well.  Relevant reading for today’s crises in the Middle East “Ancient Israelite Zion Theology, Judeo-Christian Apocalypticism, and Biblical (Mis)interpretation: Potential Implications for the Stability of the Modern … Continue reading

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New Book on Miracles of Jesus by BYU Professor Eric Huntsman

Eric Huntsman, BYU Professor of Ancient Scripture, has just published a new book on the Miracles of Jesus.  You can meet the author and get an autographed copy at the Deseret Book Store at South Temple in Salt Lake City on … Continue reading

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The Fall of Christianity in Iraq

Just as the 2500 year old Jewish community was expelled from Iraq (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Jews_in_Iraq), now the same thing is happening to the nearly 2000 year old Christian community in Iraq. http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/christianity-in-iraq-is-finished/2014/09/19/21feaa7c-3f2f-11e4-b0ea-8141703bbf6f_story.html

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Ancient Israelite Zion Theology, Judeo-Christian Apocalypticism, and Biblical (Mis)interpretation

There is a long history of apocalyptic fervor in the Judeo-Christian tradition. These notions often gain intensity during moments of social or political strife. However, the peace and security some theological notions offer, if misinterpreted or misapplied, may potentially help precipitate crises … Continue reading

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How December 25 Became Christmas

An insightful article on Biblical Archaeology about the dating of Christmas and other Christian holidays.  Some argue that Jesus was conceived on April 6, born on January 6, and crucified on April 6.  Cyclical views of time where significant events … Continue reading

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The Lecture: A Technology 562 Years Past Its Prime

Lecture.  What is it?  As a kid a lecture is what I would hear from my parents when I did something wrong.  Strange that when I arrived to college I was still being lectured at by my “new” parents, college … Continue reading

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