Daily Archives: 1 Apr 2011

The BEST Review of ‘Love Wins’ Ever Written

And it’s by someone called Donald Miller.  With thanks to someone called Brian Fulthorpe on something called Facebook for bringing it to my weary attention. Love Wins: Caught in a fierce love triangle, Joan June is torn between her dentist … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

Colbert Looks at the Most Unhinged Man Ever: Roy den Hollander

Anti-feminist lawyer Roy Den Hollander has been waging a not-so-silent war against Ladies’ Nights for the last few years, fighting what he calls the systematic destruction of society caused by bars giving free or reduced admission to women. Last September, … Continue reading

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If You’re Ever Arrested…

Be sure to make it happen in Spain.  Apparently there all you need to have happen to be released is to have your wife send in a fax pretending to be an authority and demanding it… Fifty-seven-year-old Jose Carlos Serna … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

Quote of the Week

I encourage scholars to write to all those ‘respectable’ newspapers that reported the ‘lead codices’ story and complain of their lack of objectivity or preliminary research. There is an important point to be made here about religious reporting and its … Continue reading

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JSTOR Tries its Hand at April Fools…

I don’t make ’em up, I just report ’em… We’re celebrating April Fools’ Day with the first JSTOR Facebook contest! by JSTOR on Friday, April 1, 2011 at 2:01pm Five of these are real articles in JSTOR, one title was … Continue reading

Posted in Humor

The Scottish Bible Society’s Version of King James and his Bible…

Via ‘Interesting’… to say the least.

Posted in Church History

Muslim Barbarity

Eight foreign employees of the United Nations in Afghanistan have been killed after protesters overran their compound in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif. Two of the dead were beheaded by attackers who also burned parts of the compound and climbed … Continue reading

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Ok Houston (WordPress), We Might Have a Problem…

Visits here fluctuate between 1200 and 2000 each day most weeks.  I mention that not because I’m a boaster (no need for that anyway is there), but because the graph of today’s visits is way out of kilter and just … Continue reading

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Rutgers Gave ‘Snooki’ $32,000 to Speak about her ‘Lifestyle’

Two words: how stupid.  Is Rutgers run by lunatics? The pouf is mightier than the pen when it comes to speaking fees at New Jersey’s largest university.  The Rutgers University Programming Association paid Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi of the reality TV … Continue reading

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I’m Proud of Joel

And I’m proud of the decision he’s come to. Many of you may not understand the excruciating struggle that many experience when dealing with a ‘call’ into the ministry; but those of you who do, do know how much a … Continue reading

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Not Every Christian Has it Easy…

Like the fellow in Bangladesh whose house was destroyed because he preached the Gospel- Unni Joyce is homeless today because he preached the Gospel.  Unni is a simple believer who lives in Bangladesh, one of the poorest nations on earth, … Continue reading

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Eisenbrauns’ Newest Offerings

Well what can I say but wow.  Just- well- wow… Yes… just…. wow….

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4Q Wiles of the Wicked Woman

By Eibert Tigchelaar is online and available here.  How very interesting.

Posted in Modern Culture

Oh My Goodness!!! Jim West Lost (via The Biblioblog Top 50)

Shocking! Ok … So, I guess for an April Fools joke to work it has to have some kind of credibility, right?  Anyway, here are your March BiblioBlog rankings: Rank Blogger Blog Name Alexa Rank 1 Jim West Zwinglius Redivivus … Continue reading

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The Best April Fool’s Related Post To Date…

This made me chuckle… but you watch, someone will actually produce it now! Introducing Re:Play, our new video game branch. On April 15, the Resurgence will release its first game: Church Planter, based off Pastor Darrin Patrick’s book. It gives the … Continue reading

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Logos’ Shibboleth: A Screenshot

I mentioned Shibboleth earlier and thought I would make an additional mention- with a screenshot.  It really is a most useful accessory and very much worth the effort of downloading and installing.

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Are the Libyans Talking Gaddafi Exit?

Al-Arabiya reports that this is indeed the case. A senior aid of Colonel Gaddafi’s son, Saif al-Islam, has been sent to Britain for secret talks on an exit strategy for the Libyan leader and his family members, UK media revealed … Continue reading

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The March Carnival is Posted- And Has Been Brilliantly Done!

Check out Darrell’s March Madness themed carnival.  The bar has been set high!  Really nicely done indeed.

Posted in Modern Culture

Sometimes, To Protect the Sheep From the Wolves…

You have to break the wolves mouths; you have to pick up the jawbone of an ass and slay the lion; you have to enter the pagan temple and pull down its pillars; you have to cleanse the temple itself; … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Theology

Logos’ Shibboleth

It’s a fantastic linguistic tool but the most annoying part is getting the microsoft net requirement downloaded.  It takes FOREVER. Shibboleth is a tool for typing Unicode text in ancient scripts. It was designed to help people unfamiliar with a … Continue reading

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