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  • The Nero-Antichrist: Founding and Fashioning a Paradigm
    (Classics after Antiquity)
    by Shushma Malik

    Here's a review:

    The author shows that the Nero-antichrist paradigm is better understood as the product of late antiquity rather than the first century. The so-called Neronian references in the bible do not easily fit the emperor. Late antiquity and the nineteenth-century were the periods in which the Nero-Antichrist paradigm was most influential. The nature of the paradigm was set in late antiquity and did not change in the intervening period. Malik covers Nero from ancient history to modern books and film.
    666 And The Name

    http://https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08D1M48M4/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&qid=1594855398&refinements=p_2 7%3AAlan+Fuller&s=digital-text&sr=1-1&text=Alan+Fuller

    https://sites.google.com/site/apocalypticwisdom/

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    • Just finished Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman.
      "Concentrate on what you have to do. Fix your eyes on it. Remind yourself that your task is to be a good human being; remind yourself what nature demands of people. Then do it, without hesitation, and speak the truth as you see it. But with kindness. With humility. Without hypocrisy."
      -Marcus Aurelius

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      • Atonement and the Death of Christ by William Lane Craig
        My Amazon Author page: https://www.amazon.com/-/e/B0719RS8BK

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        • The Loom of Language by Frederick Bodmer

          This is supposed to help the independent study of language.

          So far it has been interesting to see how the various languages and alphabets are connected within many societies and ages.

          He provides some shortcuts but also seems to point to different paths of study depending whether you want to just read, just speak or also write.

          Another point he makes is that it can be efficient to learn multiple related languages at the same time.

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          • Counterfeit Christs: A Look Into the False Ideologies of Modern Christianity-Trent Horn.

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            • The View From the Center of the Universe: Discovering Our Extraordinary Place in the Cosmos by Joel R. Primack and Nancy Ellen Abrams
              The Devil and Pierre Gernet by David Bentley Hart
              Jamestown the Truth Revealed by William M. Kelso
              The Search for the Origins of Christian Worship: Sources and Methods for the Study of Early Liturgy (2nd Ed) by Paul F. Bradshaw
              The Day Christ Was Born and The Day Christ Died by Jim Bishop (omnibus edition)
              Enter the Church and wash away your sins. For here there is a hospital and not a court of law. Do not be ashamed to enter the Church; be ashamed when you sin, but not when you repent. St. John Chrysostom

              Veritas vos Liberabit<>< Learn Greek <>< Look here for an Orthodox Church in America<><Ancient Faith Radio
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              I recommend you do not try too hard and ...research as little as possible. Such weighty things give me a headache. - Shunyadragon, Baha'i apologist

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              • Originally posted by One Bad Pig View Post
                David Bentley Hart
                I saw today he finally apologized to Ed Feser. Good on him.
                "I am not angered that the Moral Majority boys campaign against abortion. I am angry when the same men who say, "Save OUR children" bellow "Build more and bigger bombers." That's right! Blast the children in other nations into eternity, or limbless misery as they lay crippled from "OUR" bombers! This does not jell." - Leonard Ravenhill

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                • Wesley Hill, Paul and the Trinity
                  This book argues for the relational aspect of the Godhead as a way of understanding Paul's writings better. The recent trend has been to examine Paul's writings in terms of high and low christology.

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                  • Rewriting Maya Religion: Domingo de Vico, K’iche’ Maya Intellectuals, and the Theologia Indorum

                    By Garry Sparks

                    Intriguing book that about the first interactions between Maya Religion believers and Hispanic Catholicism. There was a lot of violent crossing of steel and obsidian, but it also turns out there was a good degree of dialectical dialogue between both creeds in the beginning, and a great insight of what Maya Religion and Spanish Christianity was, and to a certain degree, still is.
                    Ladino, Guatemalan, Hispanic, and Latin, but foremostly, Christian.

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                    • Currently re-reading The Sword of Shannara for the umpteenth time. This is an annotated Kindle edition.
                      Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside a dog, it's too dark to read. -- Groucho Marx

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                      • I am reading Atonement and the Death of Christ by William Lane Craig. Good book so far.
                        My Amazon Author page: https://www.amazon.com/-/e/B0719RS8BK

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