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I'm a full-time software developer for eFolder, Inc, working remotely. I from Wichita, KS but have been traveling the globe since June, 2013.

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Nov
12
comment Why doesn't God stop suffering?
This question has at its core, the premise that suffering is the worst thing that could exist; that it ought to be stopped; that no other end can justify its existence. That really doesn't make any sense, when you think about it.
Nov
12
comment How do Old Earth Literalist handle the Biblical Earth age?
You had read it all; I didn't feel the comments were any longer relevant, and I'm not a fan of a cluttered site.
Nov
12
comment What is the meaning of the statement in Genesis 4:26 stating then began men to call upon the name of YHWH?
And as a general rule, a theme I see repeated in your questions, "What do Bible Scholars say on this?" is not a good fit for this site. There are Bible Scholars who vehemently disagree with each other on very important issues. Your questions need to be much more specific about which viewpoint you're looking for.
Nov
12
comment What is the meaning of the statement in Genesis 4:26 stating then began men to call upon the name of YHWH?
I think it's pretty safe to say that commentaries offer a very representative view of scholars. Respected commentaries always come from people who know the material well--that is, scholars.
Nov
12
comment What is the meaning of the statement in Genesis 4:26 stating then began men to call upon the name of YHWH?
There is little consensus ... Is there a general agreement...?. You answered your question before you even asked it. What kind of answer do you want from us?
Nov
12
comment How do Old Earth Literalist handle the Biblical Earth age?
I suppose you'll understand me when I say that's a nice definition of "literal."
Nov
12
comment How do Protestants view “Catholic” miracles, such as those that attest to a saint?
My personal, protestant view, is rather dismissive. Same as when I hear a protestant speak of a miracle. I'm not in a position to debunk the miracles, but I'm also not in a position to affirm them. Unless the purported miracle is clearly anti-Christian, I take a bit of a "Gee, that's nice." attitude, and get on with my day.
Nov
12
comment What crime was committed by the “thieves” crucified with Jesus?
@RBarryYoung: "objective nor as precise as you are making it out to be" Huh? I'm not making it out to be anything AT ALL. I'm quoting a sermon. And your point seems irrelevant to the question.
Nov
12
comment Why is the Bible divided into Old Testament and New Testament?
7. Of course; there are many "bibles" organized for various reasons. Some are organized thematically, some for a daily Bible devotional; etc. But even in these instances, nobody would claim that a passage from Romans is part of the same "testament" as one from Job.
Nov
11
comment What crime was committed by the “thieves” crucified with Jesus?
@RBarryYoung: 1. I think we can assume the term "terrorist" is being used from the same perspective as the term "criminal" or "thief." 2. The definition of "terrorist" is actually objective; so perspective does not actually matter; a terrorist is one who uses terrorist tactics. One could, theoretically, use such tactics for good or evil.
Nov
11
comment What crime was committed by the “thieves” crucified with Jesus?
@DJClayworth: I agree. Is your comment meant to suggest an adjustment to my question? Or just commentary?
Nov
11
comment What crime was committed by the “thieves” crucified with Jesus?
Unless their crime was to commit a huge, complicated conspiracy to overthrow Voldamort with the help of Darth Vader and the Klingon Empire, I don't see how the answer can be so complicated it can't fit into an answer here. And even my complex conspiracy theory answer fits in a single sentence.
Nov
11
comment Did Christ have the freedom to choose to avoid crucifixion?
@AffableGeek: hehe, thanks.
Nov
11
comment Why John the Baptist compared holy spirit with dove?
It wasn't really intended to incite laughter, but to draw attention to the true reason why the dove was likely used; because it's graceful.
Nov
11
comment Why John the Baptist compared holy spirit with dove?
His first draft said "like a wild turkey", but his publisher wanted something that seemed a bit more graceful, so he changed it to "dove."
Nov
11
comment Was incest allowed by God before?
It's not really a duplicate, but your question is answered in this related question: christianity.stackexchange.com/q/17848/20
Nov
11
comment Are there any churches that claim to be Sola Sciptura that also are pro gay-marriage?
It's important to recognize that "sola scriptura" does not dictate the degree to which one holds scripture to be "literal." One can hold to the concept of sola scriptura, and still take a more relativistic or liberal view of scripture. I suspect your friend was confusing the concepts of sola scriptura and Bible literalism.
Nov
8
comment What is a “child of God” from a scholarly perspective?
Which scholarly perspective? Richard Dawkins is a scholar, and he has a perspective on this question...
Nov
8
comment How do Old Earth Literalist handle the Biblical Earth age?
I'm not sure it is a bad question; that's why I asked for your clarification.
Nov
8
comment How did the Crusades affect the King's power?
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about political history, not Christianity.