Why am I posting book reviews? Because reading books is time-consuming. No one wants to spend a month or two reading a lousy book. I'll offer here my "two cents" on whatever book I finish.
Civilization and its Discontents, Sigmund Freud
What? Freud? Why would a Christian read Freud? When the average Joe hears "Freud," he thinks of his "pan-sexualist" views, most notably the Oedipus complex. I wanted to read his views for myself because I
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Jonah 2:6 (written 2800 years ago) "I went down to the bottoms of the mountains; the Earth with her bars was about me for ever: yet have you brought up my life from corruption, O LORD my God."
When Jonah was in the depths of the ocean, he spoke of going down to the "bottoms of the mountains." only in recent years has man discovered that there are mountains on the ocean floor.
The greatest ocean depth has been sounded in the Challenger Deep of the Mariana's
Psalm 8:8 "And the fish of the sea, and whatsoeverpasses through the paths of the seas."
What does the Bible mean by "paths" of the seas?
The sea is just a huge mass of water, how then could it have paths?
Man discovered the existence of ocean currents in the 1850's, but the Bible declared the science of oceanography 2800 years ago.
Matthew Maury (1806-1873) is considered to be the father of oceanography. He was bedridden
Job 40:15-24 (Written 3500 years ago. God Himself is speaking): "Behold now behemoth, which I made with thee; he eats grass as an ox. Lo now, his strength is in his loins, and his force is in the navelof his belly. He moves his tail like a cedar: the sinews of his stones are wrapped together. His bones are as strong pieces of brass; his bones are like bars of iron. He is the chief of the ways of God: He that made him can make his swordto approach unto him. Surely the mountains bring him forth
Genisis 1:1,3 (Written 3450 years ago): "In the beginning God created the Heaven and the Earth...And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters."
Science expresses the universe in five terms: time, space, matter, power and motion.
"In the beginning (time) God created (power) the Heaven (space) and teh Earth (matter)... And the Spirit of God moved (motion) upon the face of the waters."