There are six All-Americans on the No. 1-ranked University of Oklahoma football team.
Something like 16 potential trophy-winners, too.
Jason White might get himself a Heisman.
The Bednarik, Butkus and Biletnikoff Awards could wind up in the Switzer Center, along with the Maxwell, Munger, O’Brien and Outland.
To say nothing of the Hendricks and Unitas.
It is absurd, the level of football the Sooners have played this year.
But is that all that’s there?
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Someone just bought me a month of “Pro Access”. I don`t know who and I don`t know why, but I am grateful. Continue reading Secret Admirer
Thomas Cole (1801-1847) was an English immigrant who became the most celebrated landscape painter of his era. Especially popular was his “The Course of Empire,” an allegorical series which questioned whether the United States really would escape the fate of earlier civilizations. The basic model, upon with the series is constructed, is that supplied by … Continue reading The Course of Empire
This was emailed to me: Matthew, I`ve come up with a commercial for Nihilism, based on an anti-smoking ad I saw the other day. I feel it will really resonate with today`s youth. [There`s a kid, about ten, getting ready for school.] NARRATOR: “You try to do right by him.” [The kid walks out the … Continue reading Nihilism. It`s what`s for dinner.
For certain it is that God worketh nothing in nature but by second causes; and if they would have it otherwise believed, it is mere imposture, as it were in favour towards God; and nothing else but to offer the Author of Truth the unclean sacrifice of a lie. It is an assured truth, and … Continue reading “…too well-studied…”
What is Apologetics?
Apologetics is the reasoned defense of the Christian religion.
Christianity is a faith which hinges upon reasons for that faith.
Faith is not reason. Reason is not faith.
Moreover, Faith cannot be dislocated from reason or faith ceases to exists. It is the mind`s understanding and assent to that understanding that lays the groundwork for the Spirit of God to regenerate the soul and implant faith. As God is rational in His dealing with men, so He made men rational thinking men. That does not mean Christians are to be rationalists, but rather, rational.
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There are some qualities – some incorporate things, that have a double life, which thus is made, a type of that twin entity which springs, from matter and light, evinced in solid and shade. There is a two-fold Silence, Sea and Shore, Body and soul. One dwells in lonely places, newly with grass overgrown, some … Continue reading Silence