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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Wesley and Rudisill on Discerning Dreams

How Wesley and I undertake to discern that something was a dream.

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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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Some Muslim thinking regarding martyrdom.

A concise presentation of the elements in obtaining a paradise due to the sincerity of the conscientious Muslim martyr and aspiring martyr. Inspired by the troubled young Muslim of Chattanooga.

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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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Chasing moths going in and out of existence (or in and out of sight?)

Some Kantian aspects in the chaos of chasing a moth around the bathroom and trying to kill it.

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Looking At What’s Not There: A Circle In Midair

Taken from my journal of 4/18/1989 when I sought to make sense of Kant’s notion of the looking-at (something), the Anschauung.

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Converting to Islam

Suggestions for potential converts to Islam: Kant finds Islam an extortionist religion and I find it (but not necessarily Muslims) immoral in its core.

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