Forgive them Father – by Jim

Alan, You and Kavi have drawn attention to some interesting problems that arise out of Christian doctrine, or if not Christian doctrine generally, at least Kavi’s understanding of it. Kavi wrote that when Jesus said on the cross, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do,” that God listened to Jesus and forgave those that crucified him. This forgiveness, of course, does not appear in the text.

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In the Image – by Jim

In the Image – by Jim C. Paul, You ask whether or not Buddhists are made in the image of God, “Hindus also”, “[a]nd on”. I should be surprised at this question, but I am less surprised than I would have expected

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Silencing the Prophets – a Response to David

Silencing the Prophets – a Response to David David Thanks again for taking the time to contribute to this discussion. I recognize that you are not happy with my habit of making new posts out of my responses to your comments, but this blog is my responsibility and I need to do things the way I understand. The purpose of this blog is to give people a forum to argue things out respectfully because such arguments ultimately lead to clarity.

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Intercession

Intercession Abraham’s intercession for the people of Sodom (Genesis 18:23-33) must rank as one of the more enigmatic passages in Scripture.

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Innocent Trust

Innocent Trust

A Polar Bear in the Desert

Itzhak Shapira continues with the defense of his book.

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The School of Matthew

The School of Matthew   A Critical Review of “The Return of the Kosher Pig”

TYVM – From a Jew to a Christian

TYVM – From a Jew to a Christian   Dear Chanan

Tsvi Jacobson on Hebrews 9:22

Tsvi Jacobson on Hebrews 9:22

Fifth Response to Gil Torres

Fifth Response to Gil Torres Dear Gil I want to begin by thanking you for taking the time and the effort to move this discussion forward with gentleness, sincerity and humility. When I asked for your “intention” I was not questioning your motivations – I was asking for clarification as to what you meant. I will attempt to respond to the three points you made in response to my most recent letter.

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