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1.3 Current Flow

By Ken Schenck I’ve been reviewing the Navy Basic Electricity and Electronics course from the early 70s. Previous review posts have included:1.1 Electricity and the Electron1.2 Electron MovementToday’s module is on “Current Flow.”Here are the bullet points to remember from the second module:Random drift (previous module) of electrons doesn’t do any work. What …read more

Methodological Naturalism Again

By John Loftus Paul de Vries described the difference between “methodological naturalism,” which is a disciplinary method that says nothing about God’s existence, from “metaphysical naturalism,” which “denies the existence of a transcendent God.” [Paul de Vries, “Naturalism in the Natural Sciences,” Christian Scholar’s Review 15(1986): 388–96]. The method of naturalism assumes that …read more

Jenson as teacher: an almost-review of A theology in outline

By Steve Wright Robert Jenson writes and speaks neatly. Such a gift is rare within the academy. This generation’s greatest baroque theological stylist, David Bentley Hart, once lauded Jenson’s ability to produce “formulations of a positively oracular terseness”, even if this tone contrasts with Hart’s own “taste for the sesquipedalian and pointlessly elaborate.” …read more

Book Review: The Pauline Effect (Strawbridge)

By Jacob J. Prahlow While the influence of Pauline writings on early Christianity remains widely recognized, few studies investigate the particulars of Paul’s theological and exegetical influence on ante-Nicene Christianity. Beginning this immense task of studying the specific reception histories of Pauline pericopes is Jennifer Strawbridge’s The Pauline Effect, winner of the 2014 SBL-De …read more

Christian Texts and History • My review of Richard Carrier's "On the Historicity of Jesus"

By timhendrix I have uploaded my review of Richard Carrier’s book “On the historicity of Jesus”. My review focuses on Carriers application of Bayes theorem, so don’t expect to see it proven whether Jesus existed or not, but rather if the argument in OHJ is sound. The full review is here: https://www.scribd.com/doc/305750452/Richard-Carrier-s-On-the-Historicity-of-JesusI …read more

Christian Texts and History • My review of Richard Carrier’s “On the Historicity of Jesus”

By timhendrix I have uploaded my review of Richard Carrier’s book “On the historicity of Jesus”. My review focuses on Carriers application of Bayes theorem, so don’t expect to see it proven whether Jesus existed or not, but rather if the argument in OHJ is sound. The full review is here: https://www.scribd.com/doc/305750452/Richard-Carrier-s-On-the-Historicity-of-JesusI …read more

Christian Texts and History • My review of Richard Carrier’s “On the Historicity of Jesus”

By timhendrix I have uploaded my review of Richard Carrier’s book “On the historicity of Jesus”. My review focuses on Carriers application of Bayes theorem, so don’t expect to see it proven whether Jesus existed or not, but rather if the argument in OHJ is sound. The full review is here: https://www.scribd.com/doc/305750452/Richard-Carrier-s-On-the-Historicity-of-JesusI …read more

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