Archives for Nov 6, 2013 @ 20:44

On (some) Philosophers

The inimitable, and always deadly clear, Joseph Epstein has this to say about (some) philosophers: What is it about the study of philosophy that tends to make brilliant minds stupid when it comes down to what are known as actual cases? Consider Martin Heidegger, Bertrand Russell, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Ludwig Wittgenstein, the four great names [Read More…]

Chair Sitters: An Infographic

Chair Office by JessicaDraws. Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually.   [Read more…]

Methodist, Jewish, Elder

Rebekah Simon-Peter, her new name, tells her story of moving from Reformed (liberal) Judaism into Orthodox Judaism into the Christian faith as a result of experiencing an appearance from Jesus in her book A Jew Named Jesus: Discover the Man and His Message. She’s now a Methodist elder/minister and working to reconcile communities in a ministry [Read More…]

Bible in Motion

William Webb, in his Women, Slaves and Homosexuals, proposed what he calls the redemptive movement hermeneutic, the need to see the Bible in motion and to see where it is headed to see what a passage means. Here are two charts, his and then a reduced form I used in class. (Thanks to PEP.) If you [Read More…]