Daily Archives: 9 Oct 2010

História e apocalíptica – Ensaios sobre tempo, metahistória e sincretismo religioso na Antigüidade

That’s the title of a new book by Vicente Dobroruka, and downloadable here. Vicente is in the department of History at the University of Brasilia. Some brave soul should translate the volume into English. Emanuel Pfoh, I’m looking at you. … Continue reading

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Total, Totally Total Depravity of the Most Depraved Sort…

It seems Estee has found the secret footage I’ve been trying so valiantly to hide…  I only have one thing to say… Busted! Estee begins his ‘Dateline NBC’ like expose as follows (after noting the well known conference attending side … Continue reading

Posted in Friends, Humor, sarcasm | 1 Comment

C.H. Spurgeon Was Right About This

Our Savior did not use any means which might enlist man’s lower nature on his side. When I have heard of large congregations gathered together by the music of a fine choir, I have remembered that the same thing is … Continue reading

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I’ve Seen Churches Do a Lot of Despicable Things, But This Takes the Prize for Most Despicable

This is total depravity. The ‘leaders’ of this ‘church’ have defiled the name of Christ and have gambled away the Gospel.

Posted in Theology, Total Depravity | 3 Comments

Egyptian Scribes

Pretty cool little video – thanks to Chuck Jones for pointing it out.

Posted in Archaeology | 6 Comments

Greek Fest 2010

At the Greek Orthodox Church in Knoxville every year they hold Greek Fest.  It’s really a fundraiser for the Church but they have arts and crafts and activities and shows and food and it’s just like a fair.  It’s great … Continue reading

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Today With Zwingli

On 9 October, 1523, Huldrych Zwingli published his briefest explanation of the meaning of the Lord’s Supper- De canone missae libelli apologia.  In its first printing it ran 2 folio pages and in its ‘official’ critical edition it’s just a … Continue reading

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True Heroes

My hat’s off to these totally UN-depraved construction workers who risked their own lives to save children at a San Diego elementary school. Heroes to be sure. A gunman faces six counts of attempted murder after he opened fire at … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

‘I Am Not a Witch’

Poor Christine O’Donnell- now she’s parodied by someone who isn’t at all attractive.

Posted in Humor, sarcasm

Et Tu, Brett-te?

After a while you just have to shake your head at what pro jocks are willing to do- evidently believing that no one will find out (or perhaps hoping that they will for the sake of more publicity?).  Even Brett … Continue reading

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Republicans: They Prefer Strip Clubs to Mosques

Unsurprising really.  Total depravity usually trumps exhibitions of faith in the hearts of the reprobate. A new survey from the Democratic-affiliated firm Public Policy Polling finds that more Republicans support constructing a strip club than a mosque near Ground Zero. … Continue reading

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