Adventures in Bible Translations: Luke 22:31-32 and 2nd-Person Pronouns in Modern English

NOTE: this article assumes that the reader understands the distinction between literal, word-for-word Bible translations and less literal, thought-for-thought translations. If one is not familiar or needs a refresher, check out this quick article outlining the differences.

About a year ago, I was sitting in my Thursday night Spanish bible class, and the teacher was using Luke 22:31-32 as his text.

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Is Blade Runner 2049 Good??

It is Blade Runner 2049 time.

Author’s note: I originally wrote this in mid-October, and I’m just now publishing it. I know it’s late – hopefully someone still finds it useful.

EDMOND – One of my Facebook friends posted this: “Is Blade Runner 2049 good? Continue reading

War for the Planet of the Apes: A Primatial Review

Be a witness.

MY HOUSE – I recently caught a showing of “War for the Planet of the Apes.” It is a gorgeous, well-produced, well-scored, and (fairly) well-acted movie that has the greatest CGI I’ve ever seen. The apes are truly a sight to behold. Continue reading

Bill Badger and the Wandering Wind: A Short Review

OKLAHOMA CITY – It cracks me up that I’m writing a review of a book called Bill Badger and the Wandering Wind. It is just a tad ridiculous. But, it is a book I read (somewhat) recently, and I wish to convey my thoughts.

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The Fate of the Furious: An Accurate Review

Apparently the producers of this franchise are Calvinists.

OKLAHOMA CITY –  About two months ago I attended a showing of The Fate of the Furious. It was magnificent.

Literally, not figuratively but literally, there is, has never been and probably never will be a finer motion picture than this. It is completely without flaws. Continue reading

Prince of Egypt: My Review; or, Better Late than Never

The Prince of Egypt.

OKLAHOMA CITY – A couple of months ago, I posted a column previewing what would be my first time watching Prince of Egypt. At the end, I wrote that a review would follow.

Nearly three months have elapsed without a review.

Lame.

Since I wish not to be called a dirty, rotten, no-good, filthy liar, I’m finally making good on that promise. So, all that ado aside, and certainly without further ado, here are my thoughts. Continue reading