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Book review: Fasting

February 21, 2011

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Fasting is a spiritual discipline that is much explored, but seldom practiced in contemporary Western Christianity. But it wasn’t always so. For the first sixteen centuries of church history, abstaining from food and drink for spiritual reasons was a common practice for believers. But something happened. Scot McKnight explores the traditions of the discipline in […]

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Rotten sinners just make me want to throw stuff

February 17, 2011

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You can’t blame Moses for losing it. He comes down the mountain after receiving the ten commandments, and the losers in the valley had gotten completely out of hand. They had melted down their gold, made an idol for themselves, and began to worship their blasphemous creation. Understandably, Moses goes ballistic: “So I took hold […]

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