Daily Archives: 3 Sep 2010

When You’re A Professional Athlete, You Are Above the Law

And you can do whatsoever you please in the calm certainty that you will never receive any punishment worse than a slap on the wrist.  I say that because I think someone should just point out the obvious truth.  Here’s … Continue reading

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More ‘Let’s Cancel Worship Services For the Most Banal Reason’ Insanity

There’s an area church which has, in it’s ‘wisdom’ decided that there are just too many community activities and travel plans this weekend for its poor benighted members to choose from.   So they think the best course of action, in … Continue reading

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Wright Responds to Cargill

In Bible and Interpretation.  One observation is all I have on Wright’s essay- he evidently doesn’t believe what he says about the importance of peer review or he would have submitted his essay to a print journal and waited the … Continue reading

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Total Depravity: The Girl Who Killed Puppies

Has been caught.  I hope the full extent of the law is dropped on her. Police in Bosnia say they believe they have located a young woman shown in a video throwing puppies into a river. Police in the central … Continue reading

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More on the New Zealand Quake

These are the first photos that I’ve seen- Appalling.  That’s the site to watch- they seem to be keeping it fresh.  And you praying sorts pray for the Kiwis.

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The European Association of Biblical Studies Has a New Web Address

It’s http://www.eabs.net/index.aspx.  Please update your links.  In other EABS news Next year we will convene in Thessaloniki, Greece, from Monday through Thursday, August 8-11, 2011. Preparations are on their way and we are expecting a great meeting! Those of you … Continue reading

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New Zealand Rocked by a 7.4 Magnitude Quake

CNN has just reported- 7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes near Christchurch, New Zealand, USGS says. I hope all our friends there are well and that damage is minimal.  MSNBC has more details.  Stay tuned. UPDATE:  NPR has the latest details. A … Continue reading

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Glenn Beck Lied… Wow, I’m Shocked

After being called on a white lie he told during his Restoring Honor rally, Glenn Beck admitted Thursday that he stretched the truth because he “thought it would be a little easier.” Beck had claimed that he held George Washington’s … Continue reading

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News From Refo500

With the within-10 -year-anniversary of the ‘beginning’ of the Reformation (wrongly traced to 1517 when in fact it began in 1516 with Zwingli’s breakthrough- but that’s another post) Refo500 is beginning to mention events.  Today it notes De eerste conferentie … Continue reading

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This Is Why Baptist Press Annoys Me So Much

It runs misleading headlines like this- What does the Bible say about mixed martial arts? Well the answer, people, is nothing at all. Not a word. Not a peep. The authors of the Bible know absolutely nothing about the modern … Continue reading

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Even When They’re Dead, Cats Cause Trouble

A Japanese man drove the wrong way down an expressway for 90 kilometres (55 miles) and broke through five police barricades because his cat had died, he told police. Tsutomu Mizumoto, 31, was arrested early Wednesday on the northern island … Continue reading

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Evil is Stupid

This guy is evil primarily because he raped his unconcious girlfriend (depraved reprobate), and he’s stupid because he set up a webcam to broadcast the crime. Which just goes to show, evil isn’t just depraved, it’s stupid.  As is, by … Continue reading

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