Category Archives: Evangelical Christianity


In relation to “Rex Humbard: Holy Ghost Dispensation“, Neil Remington Abramson commented as follows (reproduced with permission): There was a 2011 Vancouver Sun article referencing Billy Graham, discussing how one third of Americans believed that Billy Graham delivered the Sermon … Continue reading

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Rex Humbard: Holy Ghost Dispensation

Watched Rex Humbard television ministry on Sundays (when else?), in the 1960s. Something calming about where he was coming from. Always seemed sincere, with a substantive message, rather than the money shakedown. Deep love for his wife, Maude Aimee, who … Continue reading

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Watched one of the so many Hitler biographies. Didn’t appreciate that, by the time he came to power, in 1933, he had been anti-semitic for roughly twenty years. Since after, or during, World War I. Repetition. Thinking about reading an … Continue reading

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Pride, (Dis)Grace, Solitude

In an earlier piece, I wrote as follows: Life moves on, positively, at least on balance. A few years ago, when I attended the wedding reception of my gay Conservative co-worker (yes, those anti-gay marriage Conservatives), I was struck by … Continue reading

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