Daily Archives: 6 Sep 2010

Dove World Outreach Center is Not A Christian Church

It is a cult. It has nothing to do with Christianity. Please, people, don’t think that it does. It is no more Christian than Westboro Baptist Church. Never confuse those who claim to be Christians with those who really are. … Continue reading

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Teens Are Flocking to A False Manifestation of Christianity

They are, in other words, becoming servants of a god of their own construction and not the God revealed in Scripture.  Why?  Because they’ve been taught that God exists for them- to make them happy and give them whatever they … Continue reading

Posted in Theology

The Worst Movie Ever Made: The American

Don’t see this movie- save your money for something more meaningful like a box of glass to eat. Some friends invited us to tag along to see what we believed would be an action packed film about an American assassin … Continue reading

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The Book of Hosea: A Commentary By J. Andrew Dearman

The kind folks at Eerdmans have sent a copy of J. Dearman’s new commentary on Hosea for review.   Hosea is, after Jeremiah, the most intriguing Old Testament book.  Which other prophet was commanded by God to marry a trollop and … Continue reading

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A Very Brief Blog-rable (That’s Blog Parable)

JDK has it.  Pretty good!

Posted in Humor

True Words, Jeremiah, True Words Indeed- Quote of the Day

At that time it will be said to this people and to Jerusalem: A hot wind comes from me out of the bare heights in the desert toward my poor people, not to winnow or cleanse-wind too strong for that. … Continue reading

Posted in Theology

Archaeology in Israel, August 2010

Take a look at Stephen Rosenberg’s newest contribution to the subject in Bible and Interpretation.  It’s a brief overview of things learned in August.

Posted in Archaeology

A Veritable Treasure Trove of Amazing Volumes

If you’re a student of religion or theology you simply must take a look at the list of resources online here. There’s something there for everyone.

Posted in Books, Church History, Theology

An Online Edition of Samuel MacCauley Jackson’s ‘Selected Works of Huldrych Zwingli’

Whilst looking for something I happened across this very useful online edition of Jackson’s famous ‘Selected Works‘.  It includes a number of things which Zwingli wrote that those interested in his theology or just starting out in studying him will … Continue reading

Posted in Church History, Zwingli

September 6, 1522

It was the 6th of September, 1522 that Huldrych Zwingli published his immensely influential book, ‘Von Klarheit und Gewissheit des Wortes Gottes‘.  In it he correctly asserts that the Word of God as found in Scripture is clear and certain … Continue reading

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September 6, 1945

That’s the day that Niels Peter Lemche was born and that means that today is his birthday. Those are various and sundry shots of the man and his environment.  From time I spent there with him in Sweden and Denmark … Continue reading

Posted in Friends

Happy Labor Day

To all who abide in the USA.  Enjoy a day of rest.  Lord knows you lot spent Sunday at just about every place but worship- so have fun today resting up from all your anti-worship activities yesterday.

Posted in Modern Culture

Where in the World is Joel Watts Now?

The Black Widow of eating contests gobbled up nearly 181 chicken wings in 12 minutes, devouring the national championship record in Buffalo on Sunday. “I’m so happy!” said Sonya Thomas, Joel Watts, who ate 4.86 pounds of chicken wings to … Continue reading

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Louise Hitchcock: The Interview

How far can a made for tv motion picture be behind?  Indiana Hitchcock? Kidding aside, it’s a great interview and Louise offers some excellent answers.  Aren should be proud. For the past four years, archaeologist Dr Louise Hitchcock has led … Continue reading

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Sheffieldians at Safi

There’s a grand report over on the Sheffield blog relating the experiences of Sheffieldians at the Safi dig this summer.  Enjoy!

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