In many ways, Puritan preaching was the very heartbeat of the Puritan movement. It would be no exaggeration to say that without Puritan preaching there would have been no Puritans. To quote Irvonwy Morgan, "Puritanism in the last resort must be assessed in terms of the pulpit.
I stopped caring about my community, my neighbors, and those I serve. I stopped caring today because a once noble profession has become despised, hated, distrusted, and mostly unwanted. I stopped caring today because parents refuse to teach their kids right from wrong and blame us when they are caught breaking the law.
Moms hate us in their schools because we frighten them and remind them of the evil that lurks in the world. We always kill innocent people with unjust violence.
We are called bullies for using a Taser during a fight, but are condemned further for not first tasing the guy who pulls a gun on us.
I stopped caring today as no one wants us around, but instantly demands answers, results, arrests, when a crime takes place. To never accept responsibility for ones actions, but to blame everyone else instead of themselves.
To argue that getting stoned should be a right, yet getting a job or an education is a hassle.
To steal verus earn. To hate versus help. Yes, I stopped caring today.
But tomorrow, I will put my uniform back on and I will care again.This is Greenberg's breakthrough essay from , written for the Partisan Review when he was twenty-nine years of age and at the time more involved with literature than with painting.
He came, later, to reject much of the essay -- notably the definition of kitsch which he later believed to be ill thought out (as, indeed, it is.). John Locke (—) John Locke was among the most famous philosophers and political theorists of the 17 th century.
He is often regarded as the founder of a school of thought known as British Empiricism, and he made foundational contributions to modern theories of limited, liberal government. One evening over dinner, I began to joke, as I often had before, about writing an essay called “Men Explain Things to Me.” Every writer has a stable of ideas that never make it to the racetrack, and I’d been trotting this pony out recreationally every once in a while.
The circumcision of Jesus is an event from the life of Jesus, according to the Gospel of Luke, which states in verse that Jesus was circumcised eight days after his birth (traditionally January 1).
This is in keeping with the Jewish law which holds that males should be circumcised eight days after birth during a Brit milah ceremony, at which . Information about the Christian Season of Lent from a Protestant perspective; reflections on its significance as part of the celebration of Easter.
As we reflect on the whole witness of the inerrant and infallible Scriptures, regarding the Person of Jesus, we can see many elements and various passages that assert, affirm and prove His divinity.