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I have been reading Jerry Bridges’ book The Pursuit of Holiness for the past few weeks with a good friend of mine.  Bridges writes in his book, “[God] always does what is just and right without the slightest hesitation.  It is impossible in the very nature of God for Him to do otherwise.”  In the next paragraph Bridges continues, “…God is absolutely free from any moral evil and that He is Himself the essence of moral purity.”  These quotes succinctly summarize the heart of what I have been meditating on for a few months now, that the entirety of scripture reveals God to be holy and good.  Furthermore, it is God’s goodness that provides an objective foundation for morality. Read the rest of this entry »


I spent the summer of 2009 essentially doing two things: reading and waiting for the birth of my daughter.  Although that is not entirely true (e.g., I also collected some awesome EPR data on a confined system and I spent an inordinate amount of time at the library with my two-year old son), those are the things that most stand out to me.  My reading list was surprisingly long for a typical summer.  I read Robert Ludlam’s book The Sigma Protocol, which was very good right up to the end, and Donald McQuarrie’s Statistical Thermodynamics.  McQuarrie’s text was excellent.  Read the rest of this entry »

I am now assimilated into the blogging world.  Resistance was futile.