Throughout most of human history the principle that all human beings are morally equal is largely unique to the Jewish and Christian traditions. This blog, "The Moral Christian", explores the clash between those whose lives are ordered according to the transcendent teachings of God as expressed in the Hebrew scriptures and Christian Gospels and those for whom no transcendent moral authority exists
Friday, November 04, 2011
Blog Has Moved
The Moral Christian has been moved into my teaching blog, Thus Said the LORD. Please stop by, if you are able.
I am married and blessed with 3 wonderful [adult] children and 6
grandchildren. Over the course of my lifetime I have been a Cowboy
(really!), a combat helicopter pilot (AH-1G Cobra gunship) and Prisoner
of War in Vietnam. My college undergraduate degrees are in Microbiology and my graduate degrees are in tumor immunology -- specifically the genetic basis of cell-mediated tumor rejection mechanisms.
I retired in 2003 as a Software Architect, among other occupations (I was the architect and lead designer of Windows XP's disaster recovery software (ASR).
can read, write, and speak Norwegian. I also can read and translate
Biblical Hebrew. I am currently working on my second book, THE BEGINNING. For this book I translated the first chapter of Genesis and am writing an accompanying commentary. What makes this book different is that I incorporated the latest in scholarly findings. As a result, the translation is solid and, well, surprising.
I am a lifelong Lutheran although as Lutheranism has drifted toward
liberal Protestantism, I might be better characterized as an evangelical
Catholic. I have another website for biblical and theological ramblings. If you are so inclined, please feel free to visit