Daily Archives: 10 Jan 2010

There’s Something Theological About Basketball…

Especially when it illustrates ‘missing the mark’ as wondrously as this little clip does…

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Karl Barth on Huldrych Zwingli

Barth wrote his friend Eduard Thurneysen on October 16, 1922 complaining of the difficulties he was having in composing his lectures on his course, The Theology of Zwingli (which he delivered in the Winter semester of 1922/23).  He opined Zwingli … Continue reading

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Farewell, Jay

It seems NBC is taking Jay Leno off primetime and shuffling him back to late night.  That makes me a bit sad.  I get up between 4 and 4:30 every morning (except Sunday!) and there’s no way I can make … Continue reading

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Zurich in Zwingli’s Day

These are computer generated and enhanced images of what parts of Zurich would have looked like in the early 1500’s based on architectural and literary descriptions.  They first appeared in Du magazine several years ago.  Unfortunately, that link is dead.

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Reformed Texts Online

Calvin College has put together a brilliant, yes absolutely brilliant online resource called the Post Reformation Digital Library.  I’ve placed a link on the sidebar at this image- Just click there and you’ll discover such things as Early Modern Theology … Continue reading

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Total Depravity: The Expansion of the Flesh Trade

Most people know that prostitution is legal in certain spots in Nevada (home of ‘Sin City’, whose ridiculous motto, ‘what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas’ is absurd precisely because it ignores the fact that God sees everything).  But now … Continue reading

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Malaysia’s Churches Are Attacked, Again

Firebombs were thrown at three more churches in Malaysia on Sunday and another was splashed with black paint, the latest in a series of assaults on Christian houses of worship following a court decision allowing non-Muslims to use “Allah” to … Continue reading

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Church Discipline Sure Isn’t What It Used to Be…

A Miami preacher will stay on as president of the local Baptist Minister’s Council and pastor of his church despite being convicted of theft for withdrawing more than $10,000 of a $25,000 grant for personal use from ATM’s in Orlando, … Continue reading

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Another Quote Worthy of Note

I cannot marvel enough at the corrupt and schismatic manners of certain men, who separate themselves for every light cause from the most wholesome and pleasant company or society of the Church.  For you shall find in these days captious … Continue reading

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