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A Brief Basic Introduction to the Creeds

By Lee Karl Palo © 2017 Lee Karl Palo ******************************************************** [picture is of page 112 of the United Methodist Book of Worship]           Recently I had occasion to hear a lecturer who talked about Christian Dogma in ways that I … Continue reading

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Understanding Romans 1:26-27

By Lee Karl Palo © 2017 Lee Karl Palo ******************************************************** 26 That’s why God abandoned them to degrading lust. Their females traded natural sexual relations for unnatural sexual relations. 27 Also, in the same way, the males traded natural sexual … Continue reading

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Talking about Gender Roles and Biblical Interpretation

By Lee Karl Palo and Justin Smith © 2016 Lee Karl Palo and Justin Smith ******************************************************** The following is a conversation I recently had with Justin Smith via a mutual friend’s Facebook post on the recent transgender controversies. Our friend … Continue reading

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Religion and Politics, or Who Would Jesus Vote For?

By Lee Karl Palo © 2016 Lee Karl Palo ******************************************************** Building toward a U.S. Presidential election, political messages bombard us all the time. There are, of course, people of faith who assert the Bible’s support for the candidate they have … Continue reading

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Biblical Interpretation and the “homosexuality” debate

By Lee Karl Palo © 2016 Lee Karl Palo ******************************************************** The following is a brief handout I made for my Sunday-school class at Coupeville UMC after we discussed Romans 1:26-27 the previous Sunday as a part of my series on … Continue reading

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Toward a New Epistemology Beyond the Postmodern – Chapter 5

Toward a New Epistemology Beyond the Postmodern By Lee Karl Palo, © 2005 Lee Karl Palo ************************************* [Back to Introduction with the Table of Contents] [Back to Chapter 4] ************************************* Chapter 5 God and Knowing I. Polanyi’s View of Theology To … Continue reading

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Toward a New Epistemology Beyond the Postmodern – Chapter 4

Toward a New Epistemology Beyond the Postmodern By Lee Karl Palo, © 2005 Lee Karl Palo ************************************* [Back to Introduction with the Table of Contents] [Back to Chapter 3] ************************************* Chapter 4 The Hebraic Conception of Knowledge The idea of … Continue reading

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