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Index of Topics and Verses

Here is a list of all the essays on this website.

The index of verses starts at the bottom of this page.

Academic Topics

Academic papers and conference presentations can be downloaded from the academia webpage.

Topics

The following is a list of theological topics discussed on the website, the name of the essay in which the topic is discussed, and a link to the appropriate section of the essay. As one can see from perusing this list, I have attempted to cover a wide range of topics in a reasonably rigorous manner:

Note: A Programmer's Guide to the Mind was written in 1997, Higher Thought and Lower Motives in 2001, and Biblical Christianity in 2010. I have included references to these three books because they cover a number of basic topics in considerable detail. However, some of the explanations in these books are dated, and I have avoided linking to topics in these books that are explained better in more recent writings.

Abomination of Desolation, Matthew 24, 1 John

Absolute truth, Bill Bright

Absolute truth and the destruction of the Temple, Matthew 24, 1 John, John

Absolute truth and emotionalism, Gerald McDermott

Absolute truth and Newtonian thinking, James Loder

Absolute truth and theology, Robert McCauley

Absolute truth versus exemplars, John

Affections and mental networks, Gerald McDermott

Ahmadiyya Islam, Islam

Alexandria and the birth of science, Open Theism, Kabbalah, John

Alien mysticism, Carla Rueckert

The Amish, Anabaptism

Anabaptism and postmodernism, Anabaptism

Anabaptism and sexuality, Anabaptism

Anabaptism from a cognitive perspective, Anabaptism

An alien view of personal transformation? Carla Rueckert

Analogy and a concept of God, NT Wright

American capitalism, von Mises

American Christian crisis of faith, Evangelicalism

American Christian fundamentalism, Bill Gothard

American Orthodox Christianity, Orthodox Christianity

Angels and names, Lorin Friesen

Angels and salvation, Lorin Friesen

Angels, sex, and the Nephilim, Lorin Friesen

Anger and contempt, Dallas Willard

Apologetics, Ravi Zacharias

Apostolic succession, Matthew Kelly

Apostleship, Corinthians

Doctrines of atonement, Dallas Willard

Atonement and incarnation, Dooyeweerd

Atonement and penal substitution, Bill Bright

Atonement and universal rebirth, Emanuel Swedenborg

Azusa street revival, Pentacostalism

Babylon and prostitution, Revelation, 1 John

Baptism of the Holy Spirit, Pentacostalism

Beatitudes, Dallas Willard

Biblical inspiration, Orthodox Christianity

Bitterness, Higher thought

Blind Christian faith, Lorin Friesen

Bodily resurrection, NT Wright, 1 Corinthians 15

Bread and Knowledge, John

Catholic versus Protestant, Matthew Kelly

Christology, John, John, John

Church and state, John Redekop, Higher thought

Church and technology, John Redekop

Confession, Matthew Kelly

Conscience (a 1997 introduction), Programmer's Guide

Conscience and cause-and-effect, Biblical Christianity

Approval conscience and natural conscience, Programmer's Guide

Contemporary Christian music, Lorin Friesen

Covenant Theology, Louis Berkhof

The church fathers and Christian doctrine, Orthodox Christianity

Creationism and scientific thought, Pentacostalism

Creation story, Eden

The direct path of mysticism, Lorin Friesen

Divine Foreknowledge, Louis Berkhof

Divine Intervention, Louis Berkhof

Divine paradigm shift, 1 Corinthians 15, Matthew 24

Divine Spirit, Lorin Friesen

Divorce, Dallas Willard

Dooyeweerd’s aspects, Dooyeweerd

   (fifteen aspects, ground motives, intuitive integration, meaning, mysticism, supra-temporal heart)

The dragon, Revelation

The emergent church and Dallas Willard, Dallas Willard

The enlightenment, NT Wright

Eucharist and cognition, Corinthians

Eucharist versus Fundamentalism, Matthew Kelly

Evil and computer viruses, Internet

Evolution as a concept of God, Todd Tremlin

Experimental theology, Robert McCauley

Explicit versus implicit concept of God, Kyle Fedler, Ravi Zacharias, Islam

Explicit versus implicit TMN, NT Wright

Eye makes you stumble..., Dallas Willard

Faith versus works, Matthew Kelly

Fasting, Matthew Kelly

Fear of God, Gerald McDermott

Feeding of the five thousand, John

Fence laws, John

Fig Leaves, Matthew 24

Flesh versus Spirit, Hans Boersma

Flood of Noah, Lorin Friesen

Following Jesus, Dallas Willard

Following Jesus and transcendence, Anabaptism

Foot-washing, John

Forming a mental concept of God, Todd Tremlin, Ravi Zacharias

The Four Horsemen, Revelation

Four worlds of Kabbalah, Kabbalah

Fractal Plan of Incarnation, John

Free will and core mental networks, John Piper

Free will, personal meaning, and evil, James Loder

Fundamentalism, Louis Berkhof

Fundamentalism and alien thought, Carla Rueckert

Fundamentalism and black-and-white thinking, John Piper

Fundamentalism and Contributor thought, Katie Fortune

Fundamentalism and economics, von Mises

Fundamentalism and idolatry, Higher Thought

Fundamentalism and Mercy thought, Katie Fortune

Fundamentalism and morality, John Redekop

Fundamentalism and Perceiver thought, Katie Fortune

Fundamentalism and personal suffering, John Piper

Fundamentalism and pride, NT Wright

Fundamentalism and revealed truth, Higher Thought

Fundamentalism and selfishness, Ayn Rand

Fundamentalism and Swedenborg’s heaven, Emanuel Swedenborg

Fundamentalism and belief in monotheism, Islam

Fundamentalist Baptist Church and technical thought, Technical Thought

Garden of Eden, Eden, Louis Berkhof

God and country, John Redekop

God and country, and 9/11, Evangelicalism

God and Teacher thought, Gerald McDermott, John

God as a servant of identity, Anthony Robbins

God of the gaps, Ravi Zacharias

The good shepherd, John

Government under God, John Redekop

The Great Tribulation, Matthew 24, Revelation

Great White Throne, Darrell Johnson, 1 John

Habits versus righteousness, NT Wright

Heaven, Eden

Healing the cripple, John

Helping God, Martin Buber

Herod, John

Hesychasm, Orthodox Christianity

Holiness, Robert McCauley, Higher thought

Holy City, Revelation

Holy Spirit and Cosmic Meaning, Martin Buber

Holy Spirit versus spirit of the world, Biblical Christianity

Hope, Dallas Willard

Humility, Gerald McDermott

Hunger for God, Gerald McDermott

Icons, Orthodox Christianity

Imputed righteousness, NT Wright

Incarnation, Hans Boersma

Incarnation and Orthodox Christianity, Orthodox Christianity

Incarnation and Judaism, Louis Berkhof

Incarnation and Kierkegaard, James Loder

Incarnation and science, James Loder

Incarnation and the Word made flesh, John

Infant Baptism, Louis Berkhof

Interpretation of tongues, 1 Corinthians 14

The indirect path of Christianity, Lorin Friesen

Inhering and math, Hans Boersma

The Internet and morality, Internet, Ravi Zacharias

Islam and blind faith, Ravi Zacharias

Islam and sex, Islam

Israel and successionism, NT Wright, Darrell Johnson

Jacob's ladder, John

Jesus and Judaism, Kabbalah

Jesus and the Greeks, John, Darrell Johnson

Jesus as imaginary friend, Darrell Johnson, John

Jesus as lamb in Revelation, Darrell Johnson

The Jesus Prayer, Lorin Friesen

John the Baptist, John, John, John

Judas and Betrayal, John

Judging, Dallas Willard

Justification, Dallas Willard, Louis Berkhof

Kabbalah and mysticism, Kabbalah

Kierkegaard and Zen, James Loder

Legalism versus grace, NT Wright

Love, Dallas Willard, 1 Corinthians 13

Manipulating mental networks, John

Mariology, Hans Boersma

Mark of the Beast, Revelation, 1 JohnJohn

Marriage supper of the lamb, Revelation, 1 John

Martyrdom and self-denial, Anabaptism

Mary anointing Jesus, John

The Mass, Matthew Kelly

Means of Grace, Louis Berkhof

Meat offered to idols, Corinthians

Mennonite culture, Anabaptism

Mennonite fringe radicals? Anabaptism

Methodology, John

Mennonite thought and MMNs, Anabaptism

Milk and meat, Corinthians

The Millenium, Revelation, Darrell Johnson, Louis Berkhof

Miracles, Dallas Willard

The missionary kid, David Pollock

Mohammed, Islam

Money and evil, Ayn Rand

Monotheism and Kabbalah, Kabbalah

Moral goodness as the opposite of evil, Kyle Fedler, Dallas Willard

Morality abused by the powerful, Anthony Robbins

Moses and Kabbalah, Kabbalah

Motivational Insights (spiritual gifts), Bill Gothard

The Münster Rebellion, Anabaptism

Musical style, Lorin Friesen

Mysticism and Adamic curses, Eden

The mystical defining experience, James Loder

Mysticism and morality, Martin Buber

Mysticism and Orthodox Christianity, John

Mysticism and overgeneralization, Justin Barrett, Eden, Martin Buber, Louis Berkhof

Mysticism and personal salvation, John

Nathanael and Judaism, John

New heaven and earth, Revelation, 1 Corinthians 13, 1 Corinthians 15

Nicodemus, John

Oaths, Dallas Willard

Officially sanctioned learning, John

Open theism, Dallas Willard, Lorin Friesen

Original sin, Lorin Friesen, Eden, Eden

Original sin and practical Contributor thought, Ayn Rand

Overgeneralization and Reformed Theology, Louis Berkhof

Pacifism, Gerald McDermott, John Redekop

PaRDeS, Kabbalah

Peace, Dallas Willard

Perfectionism, Louis Berkhof

Personal honesty, 1 John

Personal transformation, Gerald McDermott

Personal transformation and MBTI, Thomas Kuhn

Personal transformation and spiritual disciplines, Dallas Willard

Personal transformation summarized cognitively, Todd Tremlin

Peter and the keys of heaven, Hans Boersma

Peter’s Denial, John

Philip and organization, John

Philosophy of religion, Ravi Zacharias

Physical body, Dallas Willard

Plan of God, John

Platonic forms, Catholic, and catholic, Matthew Kelly

Platonic forms and reality, NT Wright

Pornography and the Internet, Internet

Postmodern amorality, Dallas Willard

Pragmatic Christianity, Evangelicalism, Matthew Kelly

Prophecy, 1 Corinthians 14

The Quran and holy books, Islam

Raising of Lazarus, John

Reality as a Simulation, John

Rebirth and Einsteinian thinking, James Loder

Reformed predestination, Calvinism, R.C.Sproul

Reformed theology and the three stages of salvation, Calvinism

Reformed thought and Anabaptism, Louis Berkhof, Louis Berkhof

Reformed Theology from a cognitive perspective, Louis Berkhof

Reincarnation, Carla Rueckert

Religion and MMNs, Robert McCauley

Religious fervor, Gerald McDermott

Religious Infatuation, Darrell Johnson

Regeneration, Mysticism, and Reformed Theology, Louis Berkhof

Revelation of Jesus as God, Darrell Johnson, Corinthians

Resurrection order, 1 Corinthians 15

Righteousness, Dallas Willard, NT Wright, 1 John, John

Righteousness: words versus actions, Biblical Christianity; Paul's reward, Corinthians

Righteousness and God, John

Ritual, Robert McCauley

The rosary, Matthew Kelly

Sabbath rest, Eden, John

Scientific dogmatism and fundamentalism, Thomas Kuhn

Scientific thought and Christianity, Thomas Kuhn, John

The Second Coming, Matthew 24, John, 1 John, 1 Thessalonians 4, John Darby

Secrecy versus a concept of God, Evangelicalism

Sefirot of Kabbalah, Kabbalah

Self-denial, Matthew Kelly, John Redekop

Self-denial and Islam, Islam

The seven bowls, Revelation,

Seven life principles, Bill Gothard

Seven mountains of culture, Evangelicalism

Seventy weeks of Daniel, John

Sexual desire, Bill Gothard, Dallas Willard

Sex and patience, Higher thought

Sexuality from a cognitive perspective, Anabaptism

The Shahada, Islam

Shunning, Anabaptism

Sight to beggar born blind, John

Social interaction, Dallas Willard

Sola Scriptura cognitively contradicts itself, John Piper

The soul, Dallas Willard

Sovereignty of God, Calvinism, Louis Berkhof

Sovereignty of God and birth of science, Lorin Friesen

Sovereignty of God and laws of physics, Lorin Friesen

Sovereignty of God, coercion, and conscience, Lorin Friesen

Sovereignty of God and personal testing, Gerald McDermott

Speaking in tongues, Pentacostalism, Robert McCauley, 1 Corinthians 14

Spirits and angels, Hans Boersma, 1 Corinthians 15, and demons

Spirit of Truth, John

Spiritual awakening, Pentacostalism

Spiritual disciplines, Dallas Willard

Spiritual gifts, Pentacostalism, 1 Corinthians 12

Spiritual Technology, John, John

Spiritual transformation, Gerald McDermot, Dallas Willard

Spiritual warfare, Lorin Friesen

Suffering, Matthew Kelly, Ravi Zacharias

Swedenborg, life after death, and mental networks, Emanuel Swedenborg

Swedenborg’s heresies and MMNs, Emanuel Swedenborg

Technology and a concept of God, Martin Buber

Temptations of Jesus, Lorin Friesen

Temptations of the coming age, Corinthians

Theology and science, Robert McCauley

Theology and Christianity, NT Wright, NT Wright

Theology and worldview, NT Wright

Theosis, Orthodox Christianity

Thomas, John

Traits of God, Bill Bright

   (faithfulness, holiness, immutability, justice, love, mercy, omnipotence, omnipresence, omniscience, righteousness, sovereignty)

Transcendence of God, Hans Boersma

Transcendence of God and the quiverfull movement, Bill Gothard

Transformation versus evolution, Thomas Kuhn

Transubstantiation, Hans Boersma, John

TULIP, Calvinism, Louis Berkhof

Universal truth and Maxwellian thinking, James Loder

Universal truth versus preaching, Ravi Zacharias

Parable of the Vine, John

Walking on Water, John

Wedding at Cana, John

Woman at the well, John

Woman caught in adultery, John

Women in 1 Corinthians: touching women, status of women, unbelieving spouses, virgin daughters, silent in church

The World, John

Wrath of God, Darrell Johnson

NT Wright’s explicit and implicit theology, NT Wright


The following is a list of more general topics discussed on this website:

Absolute truth and universal truth (a 1997 introduction), Programmer's Guide

Agency detection device myth, Robert McCauley, Todd Tremlin

Aliens and Teacher thought, Carla Rueckert

Alien thought versus human thought, Biblical Christianity

Analogy and normal thought, James Loder

Analogical thinking, Bill Gothard

Analytic philosophy and abstract technical thought, Dallas Willard

Abstract normal thought, James Loder

Abstract technical thought and normal science, Thomas Kuhn

Abstract thought as the servant of concrete thought, Anthony Robbins

Anti-semitism, Kabbalah

Birth of science, Kabbalah

Books and abstract technical thought, Robert McCauley

Cognitive styles and consciousness, Programmer's Guide

Complementarity between particle and wave, James Loder

Introduction to Contributor thought, Lorin Friesen

Contributor thought and confidence, Anthony Robbins

Contributor thought and gender, Ayn Rand

Cross-cultural versus multicultural, David Pollock

Cultural dislocation, David Pollock

Cultural reentry and Teacher thought, David Pollock

Cultural transformation and MMNs, James Loder

Desire and Free Will, Louis Berkhof

Diagram of mental symmetry, Programmer's Guide

Dual processing theory and a concept of God, Todd Tremlin

Economics and abstract technical thought, von Mises

Economics and core mental networks, von Mises

Einstein and Teacher thought, James Loder

Embodiment, John

Facilitator thought and evolution, Todd Tremlin

I and Thou, Martin Buber

The immersive experience, Martin Buber

Innate fears, Eden

Introduction to Exhorter thought, Lorin Friesen

The Internet and personal transformation, Internet

Introduction to Facilitator thought, Lorin Friesen

Incommensurability, Thomas Kuhn

The indigo child, Carla Rueckert

Inflation, von Mises

Intellectual Contributor thought (Ci), Lorin Friesen, Thomas Kuhn

Marriage compatibilities and conflicts (see p.43-49), Seminar booklet (from 1994)

Minimally counterintuitive concept, Justin Barrett, Robert McCauley, Todd Tremlin

Me versus mine, von Mises

Mental networks, Introduction

Mental networks (described in 1997), Programmer's Guide

Mental networks and Members Resources, Norman Fairclough

Mental networks and closure, David Pollock

Mental networks, childhood, and culture, David Pollock

Mental networks, violence, and sex, Biblical Christianity

Introduction to Mercy thought, Programmer's Guide

Money, von Mises, von Mises

Multiple personalities, Programmer's Guide

Music, Physics, and musical theory, Lorin Friesen

Paradigms and scientific thought, Thomas Kuhn

Paradigms and Teacher thought, Thomas Kuhn

Introduction to Perceiver thought, Programmer's Guide

Perceiver thought and cause-and-effect, Biblical Christianity

Perceiver thought and repetition, Norman Fairclough

Perceiver thought and reasonableness, Todd Tremlin

Personal transformation through suffering or patience, Programmer's Guide

Phenomenology and Husserl, Dallas Willard

Platonic Forms, Hans Boersma

Platonic Forms and replaceable parts, Pentacostalism

Postmodern thought, Norman Fairclough

Postmodern science, Norman Fairclough

Practical Contributor thought (Cp), Lorin Friesen,

Practical Contributor thought and identity, Ayn Rand

Practical Contributor thought and morality, Ayn Rand

Practical Contributor thought and optimization, Anthony Robbins

Practical Contributor thought and value, von Mises

Practical Contributor thought models reality, Anthony Robbins

Revolutionary science and cognitive styles, Thomas Kuhn

Science and truth, Robert McCauley

Science versus philosophy, Dallas Willard

Self-image, Programmer's Guide, John

Socialism and Teacher thought, von Mises

Socialism versus capitalism, von Mises

Soft science versus hard science, Biblical Christianity

Space-time versus time-space, Carla Rueckert

Introduction to Teacher thought, Programmer's Guide

Technical thought, Introduction

Theory and Ideology, Norman Fairclough

Theory of Mind, Justin Barrett, Todd Tremlin

Third culture kid cognitive development, David Pollock

Threshold of uncertainty, Programmer's Guide

Values and goals, Anthony Robbins, Martin Buber

Weaknesses of technical thought, Norman Fairclough, Dallas Willard


The following theological topics are discussed in Natural Cognitive Theology:

Absolute truth versus universal truth, p.54

Altruism and righteousness, p.220

The angelic realm, p.348

Apocalypse and rebirth, Ch.14

Blasphemy against the Holy Spirit, Ch.10

Divine righteousness versus human righteousness, p.222

Evolution and the mind, p.200

Two forms of holiness, p.178

The fruit of the Spirit, p.315

Holy books and textbooks, Ch.5

The Holy Spirit and Platonic forms, Ch.9

The Holy Spirit and personal rebirth, Ch.15

Incarnation and abstract thought, p.278

Incarnation and exemplars, p.246

Incarnation and Platonic forms, p.181

Incarnation and the angelic realm, p.355

Incarnation and the deep structure of science, p.157

Incarnation and the life of Jesus, p.326

The Jesus prayer, p.190

Mysticism, Ch.6

New heavens and earth, p.360

Pentacostalism, p.174

Personal salvation and spiritual gifts, p.333

Peter and the ‘keys of heaven’, p.272

Piaget's stages of development and the sin nature, Ch.3

Praise and worship, p.112

The prayer of salvation, p.150

The religious attitude of self-denial, fervor, and transcendence, p.63

Righteousness, Ch.11

Salvation of angels and aliens, p.362

Divine sovereignty and human free will, Ch.12

Three stages of personal salvation, p.316

The spiritual realm in life after death, p.344

The supernatural, Ch.17


Natural Cognitive Theology also includes a section on each of the following brain regions:

Amygdala, p.406

Anterior cingulate cortex, p.393

Dorsal striatum, p.419

Dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, p.375

Hippocampus, p.409

Inferior frontal cortex, p.398

Insula, p.396

Frontopolar cortex, p.379

Limbic system, p.402

Medial frontal cortex, p.388

Orbitofrontal cortex, p.382

Parietal lobes, p.373

Subthalamus, p.428

Temporal lobes, p.403

Thalamus, p.429


The following topics are discussed in God, Theology & Cognitive Modules:

Aliens, p.363

Childish identity, Ch.4

Christian prayer of salvation, p.310

Conscience, p.139

Concrete thought, p.128

Practical (Cp) and intellectual (Ci) Contributor thought, p.386

Economics, p.133

Education, Ch.8

Theory of evolution, p.327

Michel Foucault’s epistemes, p.405

Martin Heidegger, p.343

Judaism, p.353

Kohlberg’s stages of conscience, p.398

Thomas Kuhn and paradigms, p.81

Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, p.395

The cognition of mathematics and logic, p.416

Math versus science, Ch.9

Mental networks, Ch.2

The cognition of music, p.432

Personal rebirth, Ch.12

Piaget’s stages of development, p.393

Platonic forms, p.238

Willard Quine’s Web of Belief, p.461

Rebirth as a paradigm, p.321

Rebirth of a concept of God, Ch.6

Substitutionary punishment, p.317

Technical thought, Ch.11

Three stages of learning, p.277

Translation versus paradigm shift, p.92

Truth and emotions, p.51

Unsolved problems of philosophy, p.448


Verses

When I began extending the theory of mental symmetry in 2010, I deliberately avoided quoting from the Bible, because I wanted to go beyond the attitude of fundamentalism by building upon a general theory rather than upon quotes from a holy book. However, even though I am not building upon the Bible, the theory of mental symmetry still leads to results that are consistent with Christian doctrine.

I have recently found that it is possible to use mental symmetry to analyze entire books of the New Testament, doing a verse by verse sequential analysis of the original Greek text. Saying this more clearly, one can use a cognitive model that is consistent in detail with the latest neurological findings to analyze religious writings penned two millennia ago.


The following is a list of biblical passages discussed on this website, the name of the essay in which the passage is quoted and a link to the appropriate section in that essay.

Genesis 1; Six days of creation, Eden

Genesis 2:1-3; Sabbath rest, Eden

Genesis 2:4-14; Original conditions, Eden

Genesis 2:15-25; Garden of Eden, Eden

Genesis 3; Temptation and fall of Adam and Eve, Eden

Numbers 21:4-9; Fiery serpent, Eden

Jeremiah 31:31-33; New Covenant, NT Wright

Matthew 4; Three temptations of Jesus, Pentacostalism

Matthew 5:3-12; Beatitudes, Dallas Willard

Matthew 5:21-26; Anger, contempt, and condemnation, Dallas Willard

Matthew 5:29-30; If right eye causes you to stumble, Dallas Willard

Matthew 5:31-32; Divorce, Dallas Willard

Matthew 5:33-37; Avoid oaths, Dallas Willard

Matthew 5:43-45; Divine justice, Revelation

Matthew 6:1-6; Righteousness and approval, Dallas Willard

Matthew 6:9-15; Lord’s Prayer, Dallas Willard

Matthew 6:25-32; Don’t worry, Dallas Willard

Matthew 7:6; Pearls before swine, Dallas Willard, Revelation

Matthew 7:9-10; Ask for fish and bread, Dallas Willard

Matthew 7:15-23; False prophet, fundamentalist and scientist, Dallas Willard

Matthew 24; Dismantling of Temple Stones, Matthew 24

Luke 7:7-9; Faith of the centurion, Thomas Kuhn

Luke 17:1-4; Millstone around neck, Revelation

Luke 21; Dismantling of Temple Stones, Matthew 24

John; A cognitive analysis of John (chapter 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17.)

John 3:1-16; Nicodemus, Eden

John 6; Transubstantiation, Boersma

John 12:20-28; Expanding the domain of Jesus, Darrell Johnson

John 14:1-10; Many dwelling places, James Loder, Eden

John 15:26; 16:12-15; Holy Spirit, Pentacostalism

Romans 1-6; Overview of Romans, NT Wright

Romans 7-8; Overview of Romans, NT Wright

Romans 9; Predestination, Louis Berkhof

Romans 11; Temporary hardening of Israel, NT Wright

Romans 12:2-5; Cognitive modules and mental wholeness, Dallas Willard

Romans 12:1-15; Mental symmetry started with spiritual gifts, See pages 53-54

Romans 13:1-4; Submission to government, Anabaptism

1 Corinthians; A cognitive analysis of 1 Corinthians

   (chapter 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15.)

1 Corinthians 10:6-13; Learning from examples, Eden

1 Corinthians 13:1-8; Love, Gerald McDermott

2 Corinthians 5:14-19; Universal abstract view of incarnation, Dallas Willard

Philippians 2:3-11; Jesus and self-denial, John Redekop

Philippians 4:6-7; Be anxious for nothing, Dallas Willard

Colossians 1:9-13; Forgiveness and transferring domain, Dallas Willard

Colossians 1:24-29; Extending incarnation, Corinthians

1 Thessalonians; A brief analysis of 1 Thessalonians (chapter 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.)

2 Thessalonians; An analysis of 2 Thessalonians (chapter 1, 2, 3.)

1 Timothy 6:10; Love of money is a root of evil, Revelation

Hebrews 4:1-12; Entering God’s rest, Gerald McDermott

Hebrews 12:7; Personal discipline from God, Dallas Willard

1 John; A cognitive analysis of 1 John (chapter 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.)

Revelation 4-22; A cognitive analysis of the book of Revelation, Revelation, two sequences

   (chapter 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22.)

Revelation; Another look, Darrell Johnson (chapter 10, 11, 13, 14a, 14b, 17, 19, 20a, 20b, 21.)


The following biblical references are in the book Natural Cognitive Theology.

Genesis 6:1-7; Nephilim, p. 358

Genesis 11:1; Tower of Babel, p.122

Psalm 139:1-13; Where can I go to flee God?, p.299

Malachi 1:10-11; God’s name great among nations, p.286

Matthew 3:13-17; Baptism of Jesus, p.327

Matthew 4:3-10; Temptations of Jesus, p.328-9

Matthew 6:1-7; Practice righteousness before men, p.321

Matthew 16:13-26; Peter and keys of heaven, p.273

Matthew 16:16-7:2; Transformation through rebirth, p.330

Matthew 22:35-40; Golden rule, p.338

Matthew 26:38-45; Jesus’ prayer in Gethsemane, p.275

Mark 3:21-30; Blasphemy against the Holy Spirit, p.188

Mark 3:20-22,31-35; Behold my mother and brothers, p.323

Mark 7:22-25; “Did we not prophesy in your name”, p.268

Luke 2:10-14; Angels at Jesus’ birth, p.326

Luke 2:46-49; Jesus in the temple, p.327

Luke 9:28-35; Transfiguration of Jesus, p.284

Luke 11:27-28; Blessed is womb that bore you, p.323

Luke 23, John 19; Seven last words of Jesus, p.332

John 5:19; Jesus does what God does, p.326

John 6:26-69; Transubstantiation, p.281-4

John 20:9-13, 17-24; Triumphal entry of Jesus, p.331

Acts 8:26-31, 39-40; Angels and teleporting, p.350

Acts 23:8-9; Angels and spirits, p.352

Romans 8:28-37; All things work together for good, p.162

Romans 12:1-8; Spiritual Gifts, p.338

Phil. 2:5-11; Jesus given name above all names, p.276

Colossians 1:13-27; Jesus is image of invisible God, p.288, 363

1 Corinth. 15:35-37, 42-44; Personal resurrection, p.360

2 Corinth. 5:16-20; New creation in Christ, p.280

1 John 2:28-3:3; Be like God at his appearing, p.303

Revel. 4:8-10; Worship in heaven, p.285

Revel. 6:12-17; Flee the wrath of the lamb, p.304

Revel. 14:1-5; A new song, p.285

Revel. 20:10; New Jerusalem, 22-23, p.286

Revel. 21:1-4,22-27; New Jerusalem, p.293

Revel. 20:11-21:2; New heaven and earth, p.361