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As the Hours and the Days and the Weeks and the Months and the Years Go By

With this year soon coming to an end, I was thinking about whether there’s any connection between the number of days in a year and degrees in a circle, and apparently there is. Of course, a modern year doesn’t have … Continue reading

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Conflicting Covenants

One thing I’ve heard a fair amount for Christians that doesn’t seem to really hold up is that Jesus’ sacrifice and resurrection freed believers from the Jewish law. And yet the same people will quote verses from Leviticus to condemn … Continue reading

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Thy Won’t Be Done

One thing I wonder about people who insist that the law should be based on their religion is why they think the civil authorities should be doing what they think God is supposed to do. Shouldn’t the Almighty do His … Continue reading

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God Wants You to Be a Jerk

I’m generally in favor of religious freedom. After all, if I don’t respect people’s right to believe what they want or think is true, why would they respect mine? What I don’t favor is when people use religious tradition as … Continue reading

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Down with Dogma

In this post, I paraphrased Mark 2:27: “And he said unto them, The sabbath was made for man, and not man for the sabbath.” This got me thinking about the original passage, and how it’s a case of Jesus flatly … Continue reading

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Men Made for the Sabbath

I’ve already written about the beginnings of William Miller’s Adventism, but I haven’t yet said anything about its offshoots. The most famous is the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, primarily known for observing the Sabbath on Saturday instead of Sunday. In a … Continue reading

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