"I always appreciated the manliness of Robin's chest.
He was a complex man. I think of his role in Bicentennial Man, how his humanity came through in that mechanical man he portrayed. That movie, and others, will be much more poignant now."
"It's his own personal discomfort level, unfortunately. I'm LDS, live in Salt Lake. And General Authorities (the upper leadership) attend and sometimes are invited to speak at services of other faiths here. They have made it a strong point…"
Scott, I was interested to see your profile information. I have my MM in organ performance. It is so rare nowadays to know that any one plays classical organ. I put online a recital I did many years ago. If you are interested I'll send you the link.
"The fetishization of old timey stuff throws me. Just got a real bowler, from my grandfather's cache, and it's uncomfortable as hell.
The old days really were pretty crappy as people didn't know any better. Throughout the last…"
"What exactly is it what you are trying to do? Is this a roleplay thing or do you actually want to learn skills? The things you are talking about take time to learn. People went through year long apperenticeships to learn things like blacksmithing or…"
Hello, I am recently returning to these forums after a couple of years with a new-found interest in old world traditions and community building.I want to combine these two interests by forming a fraternal order for young men to be part of a positive group. Because most young men don't have a lot of disposable income the idea would be to facilitate their practical, rather than financial, contributions to their communities. We would try out and practice old world skills such as blacksmithing,…See More
"I prefer the ESV. I am a theology student and so the "essentially-literal" translation is useful to me since the Bible is the bulk of my research material. For my own personal devotions though I have enjoyed using both the NIV and NLT. As…"
"There are many, many theories about what you are asking. Simply put, your question boils down to the purpose of the atonement, or "why did Jesus have to die?". I wrote a brief (2 page) essay on the subject for a theology class which was…"