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Passing By On The Other Side

Our history books have failed to present fairly the history of black Americans and we are reaping the results in our present society.

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St. Paul and the Identification of Heterosexuals and Homosexuals

In St. Paul’s time there was no way of thinking of people except as straight, and thus same-sex sex would have been considered as unnatural by him. Homosexual and heterosexual were not terms until the mid 19th century. In a comparative sense it was also a long time until left-handedness was generally accepted.

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Suggestions for Christians debating with atheists.

A suggested Christian (and especially Wesleyan) approach to discussions with an atheist with regard to morality, a need for God, evil in the world and a call for compassion and justice for those never heard of Jesus.

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Better understanding of the Prince of the World.

Very brief contrast of the fear of the world and the fearlessness of Jesus.

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Jesus without a stenographer.

A speculation as to how it could be that Jesus would not want to engage a stenographer to insure that his actual spoken words would be recited correctly, by turning them into recorded words.

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My Own Encapsulation of Wesleyan Theology

A recitation of Wesleyan theology as understood by this one Wesleyan.

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A trinity: no more absurd than the left and right versions of hand

How a trinity is no more absurd than a binity like that of the human hand which has a left and a right version. The difference is that we (as humans) can look at such a binity and see that it makes sense, but we cannot look at a trinity (although some possible exceptions are examined).

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Further Analogies for: Three Perspectives on Abraham’s Defense against Kant’s Charge of Immoral Conduct

A rearrangement of, and an addition to, the analogies used in the original essay on Abraham’s defense against Kant’s charge of immoral conduct.

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The Awakening Atonement (and from a Wesleyan perspective)

An attempt at a new theory of atonement where Jesus dies in order to show people what they must do to obtain a new nature and a commensurate holiness. Added is a comment by Kant suggesting how such an approach can be compatible with any demand for justice (divine or mundane).

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God’s “Left-hand Joke” leading to the Trinity and the Full Personhood of Women and a Sustainable Population

God speaks to angels about a creation, and they think it is a joke. Here we see how this “joke” leads to the hint of a trinity and to the full personhood of women before God and the law, and further advantages for the human race.

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