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January 22, 2007

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I heard Ravi Zaccarias on the radio this weekend. He was explaining the term, "apple of my eye". He said that it is literally translated, "little maiden of my eye"--the idea being we are so close to God that we see our reflection glistening in his eye. That idea of God's acceptance--of my own image, dancing in his eyes, was like a fresh breath of God's grace all over again. Thanks for reminding us of this truth of our acceptance in Christ. I marvel that not only does God accept losers, He rejoices over us with singing. Zeph. 3:17

I read Prothero's book last summer and thought it was exceptionally well done. Evangelicals have much to learn from this kind of historiography that looks not only at church history per se but also pop culture, media studies, world religions, etc. in parallel.

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