Tag Archives: Solomon

The Godliness of Women Exercising Authority Over Men

Some men think women should never exercise authority over men. According to Jesus, they’re wrong: “The Queen of the South will rise at the judgment with the people of this generation and condemn them, for she came from the ends … Continue reading

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The Error In “There Are No Stupid Questions”

A friend of mine teaches High School physics. He’s known for telling his students: “There are no stupid questions, just stupid people asking them.” That sounds harsh, but he’s also one of the most popular teachers at the school. I … Continue reading

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When Courts and Church Collide and Divide

One of the first things we learned in law school was the difference between courts of law and courts of equity. Law courts in England applied strict rules of law to decide criminal matters or civil cases where someone claimed … Continue reading

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Sex in the Courtroom

The young man – well, legally a man but not for much longer – stood in front of me, separated by the space between the courtroom table and the judge’s bench where I sat in my black robe. He wasn’t … Continue reading

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Using The Brains God Gave You – figuring out Bible contradictions

The Bible seems to contradict itself repeatedly, like these two verses: Of making many books there is no end, and much study wearies the body.(Ecclesiastes 12:12.) … let the wise listen and add to their learning,     and let the discerning … Continue reading

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Sex in the Courtroom

[This is the opening to a post I have up at Liz Mallory’s blog today.] The young man – well, legally a man but not for much longer – stood in front of me, separated by the space between the … Continue reading

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What It Takes To Be A Judge In America

[From the archives, a brief look at what it really means to be a judge.] *** These are some brief thoughts on the role of a judge in a civil* society: If we travel back to the days of the … Continue reading

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Activist Judges

[From the archives.] *** These are some brief thoughts on the role of a judge in a civil* society: If we travel back to the days of the philosopher kings and queens, the executive was also the lawgiver and/or judge. … Continue reading

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Activist Judges – do they have a place?

These are some brief thoughts on the role of a judge in a civil* society: If we travel back to the days of the philosopher kings and queens, the executive was also the lawgiver and/or judge. (You may recall Solomon’s … Continue reading

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