I will be in booth#1 at the Wimberley Arts Fest April 28th/29th. Preview some of my work at https://Jefferis.Gallery or see my Facebook Page Art History of Jefferis Kent Peterson I began drawing in pen and ink in my early teens. My mother is an artist (JeanPeterson.com). In high school, I studied with Mr. Dan Mistrik […]
#timesup black dresses? Actions speak louder than words or symbolic gestures. But that is the Hollywood mindset. It might be more convincing if you stopped taking off your clothes when you make movies or model. Actresses are partly responsible for the hypersexualized culture that turns women into objects. It isn’t art, it’s just glorified lust. […]
What Donald Trump Should Have Said After Charlottesville. In 1977, the ACLU defended the right of the Ku Klux Klan to march through Skokie, Illinois, through a neighborhood where many survivors of the Holocaust lived, and even defended the KKK’s right to wear Swastikas! The motive of the KKK was not love, but hate. Yet […]
“Judge not, lest you be judged” has been misinterpreted to mean that no matter what anyone does, we should not judge the behavior. He pointed out that we are not to condemn someone for their sins, lest we get condemned for ours, but that does NOT mean we are not to discern what is right and wrong, or identify certain behaviors as sin.Grace does not mean there is no law and we are free to behave any way we wish. Grace is to lead us to holiness, which is the walking in the presence of God and reflecting his character.
Fundamentalism has unconsciously imposed an Enlightenment Rationalist Worldview upon the Gospel writers, who never intended the Gospels to be interpreted simply as a strict chronological recounting of historical events. They were writing theological pamphlets intended to prove that Jesus was the fulfillment of the prophetic types present in Genesis to Joshua. By arguing as Enlightenment Rationalists, Fundamentalists have undermined their own efforts because they have not understood the original writers’ intent.
There is a good reason that actors and journalists are not respected, liked, or believed by the rest of middle America. They delegitimize the values of everyone who disagrees with them, and then have the audacity to claim the moral high ground and pretend that the ONLY good beliefs are their own. All the while, they claim to […]
Justice League International: “Review of Justice Stephen Breyer’s new book, The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities – By: Brian Callanan Claremont Review of Books. Posted: August 10, 2016 This article appeared in: Volume XVI, Number 3, Summer 2016 “ Excerpt: Writing the Court’s lone dissent in the 1999 case […]