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     Reno resident Tom Fee sent in a brief testimonial of his experiences with the Church. We thought we would share it with you. Here it is: TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: I am a 71 year resident of the Reno-Sparks area and served this area for 37 years as a special education teacher, a special education administrator, and as a school [...]

NOAH and THE ARK: Part 3

NOAH and THE ARK: Part 3

    The Ark In Noah’s story (Genesis 6–8) we will begin with word ark. In Hebrew the word is tebeh, which frequently occurs in Noah’s story but appears only twice in the rest of the Old Testament (OT); both in Moses’s stream-drifting episode as an infant. So Tebeh is exclusive to Noah and Moses; all other accounts in the [...]

NOAH and THE ARK: Part 2

NOAH and THE ARK: Part 2

  Let us look at the Hebrew word AWR, which means "light." This word is found very early in the Hebrew scripts: Genesis 1:3. AWR is made of the three letters Aleph Waw Raysh. Aleph, the unthinkable of all that is and all that is not, meets Waw, the copulative or fertilizing agent, which connects Raysh. Each germ of light has an [...]

NOAH and THE ARK: Part 1

NOAH and THE ARK: Part 1

  Michael McIntyre has a book in progress titled "The Restoration of Ezekiel Forty-One". The book involves: language, linguistics, cognition, neuroscience, history, dreaming, little stories, and a fair amount of graphics; all bundled together to give the reader a tangible sense for the mindset of a cultured individual who lived more than [...]

Synesthesia

Synesthesia

  In 1984 there were six reported cases of synesthesia in the United States.  Today this condition is thought to be more widespread. The following is a small excerpt from a book in progress that deals with cognition and the propensity for Visions. Although synesthesia is certainly not a prerequisite for visions, it is an interesting [...]

ADVOCATES FOR HUMAN SPIRITUAL RIGHTS: Nestorius, Part 5

ADVOCATES FOR HUMAN SPIRITUAL RIGHTS: Nestorius, Part 5

  * When therefore I had seen that these things were brought to pass by God, would you have wished that I should be silent and hide such a dispensation of God as all this? . . . The prophets of God, who had been cursed as lying prophets by lying prophets . . . would not have been distinguished, unless they had consented to be cursed by [...]

ADVOCATES FOR HUMAN SPIRITUAL RIGHTS: Nestorius, Part 4

ADVOCATES FOR HUMAN SPIRITUAL RIGHTS: Nestorius, Part 4

  But I have endured the torment of my life and all my fate in this world as the torment of one day and lo! I have now already got to me the time of my dissolution, . . . eyes have seen the salvation of God. – from The Bazaar of Heracleides Exile Schenoute I  In August 435 an imperial edict proscribes the writings of [...]

ADVOCATES FOR HUMAN SPIRITUAL RIGHTS: Nestorius, Part 3

ADVOCATES FOR HUMAN SPIRITUAL RIGHTS: Nestorius, Part 3

  Every one, of whatsoever city it may be, who has suffered therein on my account, would not be giving light, even as the sun, if I had looked towards my accusers and not towards God and if also I had not been deemed worthy to be given a share in those things . . . brought to pass by God; for this affair is not mine but Christ’s who made [...]

ADVOCATES FOR HUMAN SPIRITUAL RIGHTS: Nestorius, Part 2

ADVOCATES FOR HUMAN SPIRITUAL RIGHTS: Nestorius, Part 2

  In such wise as the corruptible body is one thing and further the immortal soul is another thing, yet one man is constituted of them both, so from the mortal and the immortal, from the corruptible and from the incorruptible, and from what is subject to beginning and from the nature which has no beginning, that is, of God the Word, I [...]

ADVOCATES FOR HUMAN SPIRITUAL RIGHTS: Nestorius, Part 1

ADVOCATES FOR HUMAN SPIRITUAL RIGHTS: Nestorius, Part 1

  Nestorius, Patriarch of Constantinople  Nestorius (born circa AD 386, perhaps of Persian parents, in Germanicia, a small town in the patriarchate of Antioch on the fertile plain at the foot of Mount Tauras in the Euphrates district of Syria, now known as Kahramanmaras, South Turkey – died circa 451 at Panopolis, now Akhmim, in the [...]

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