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  1. What's it all about this site and life.

    Hello ... I'm still on my Sabbath year ... I have a testimony to share ... if your interested please click on the link ... and see what you think ... Alan :-)
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  2. Monotheistic Dances part 39

    I have made the statement many times that, while there is a similarity between all three Monotheistic beliefs that we are mainly considering, there is no monolithic face for all three. Well, there is a face to each one, but on closer inspection you can see the cracks, fissures and holes in each face that mark the differences. One could well argue that each one has many faces, and that would be closer to the truth. Historians like to maximize the similarities in talking about the 'evolution' of Monotheism, ...
  3. Monotheistic Dances part 38

    It is a fact of human history that we live our lives as individuals, and we all know that. This means that as the history of Monotheism progresses, it carries along with it the individual lives of those who believe. I am not engaging in a philosophical depiction of 'History' as a way of life, simply that a belief, or set of beliefs, that is shared, to some extent, by a group a people enters into, to some extent and in some way, the lives of each individual.Some will react, and some will just go ...
  4. Monotheistic Dances part 37

    It can be said that there are two ways of looking at the Old Testament with a Jewish perspective. Looking at how the writers of the New Testament documents interpreted the Old Testament writings. As Paul told Timothy: "16 All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, 17 that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work." 2 Tim. 3. Jesus had to teach the disciples on the road to Emmaus what the Scriptures ...
  5. Monotheistic Dances part 36

    When one considers what it was that Mohammad was doing, it does seem a trifle odd. The only ones in the Bible to compare him to are the Old Testament Prophets, and that is what Mohammad aspired to be. That is the claim he wanted the Jewish leaders in Medina to validate. When they did not, he looted two tribes and drove them off, and the third one he just sacked, enslaving all the females, and beheading all the males. Mohammad made claims that both the Christian scripture and the Jewish foretold ...