Daily Archives: 17 Aug 2011
That’s right, a self inflicted wound to both legs… A 23-year-old man faced possible criminal charges on Wednesday after he accidentally shot himself in both legs when he reached for his gun while driving on a highway in Tennessee, authorities … Continue reading
So you can have lower insurance premiums… What’s love got to do with it? When Rabbi Craig Ezring’s annual health insurance costs soared 38 percent this year to a whopping $18,636, he did more than just complain. He went looking … Continue reading
Sure, The HuffPo came up with the idea but I feel it my duty to refine it and make it better. Here are the 7 sites I think you ought to be visiting if you have time to kill: 1-This … Continue reading
Thanks to Tom Verenna for mentioning this on FB. James McGrath evidently blogged on it earlier (as he tells Tom in a comment) but I haven’t seen Jim’s post yet (sorry, it’s hard to do everything and frankly sciency stuff … Continue reading
Larry Stager writes Ashkelon 3: The Seventh Century B.C., has just been published. To mark its publication, the publisher is offering a sale on volumes 1, 2, and 3. If you buy Ashkelon 1, you will receive volumes 2 and … Continue reading
Charles Rawlins, 63, was volunteering his services in a ministry program to help the prisoners at the jail, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. He was also overseeing the Sequatchie County food bank where inmates work. Rawlings is charged … Continue reading
Tampa police arrested an expelled student after thwarting what they called a “catastrophic” plot to set off a bomb at his former high school next week, authorities said Wednesday. Police Chief Jane Castor said Jared Cano, 17, had threatened to … Continue reading
A seemingly drunk [Gerard] Depardieu is caught short in a Paris to Dublin flight after the seat belt sign has been switched on for take off. With the lavatories closed, the 62-year-old calls out “I need to piss, I need … Continue reading
No one. That’s right. No one. Schadenfreude!
In a new essay at Bible and Interpretation Craig Evans takes on the fraudulent silliness of Morton Smith’s ‘Secret Gospel of Mark’. Double enjoy.
I hope this is a farce. If not, as soon as the coin in the coffer rings, the aborting mother from purgatory springs… The Vatican is marking World Youth Day celebrations in Madrid by offering women who have had abortions … Continue reading
Look what’s come today from my humble little Amazon wishlist: Thanks Gary, Barb, Sie, Whit, and Ber!
‘Listen to the one who listens to God.’ — A.W. Tozer
Here’s the description of the heresy by Charles Hodge- Montanus taught that as the ancient prophets predicted the coming of the Messiah through whom new revelations were to be made; so Christ predicted the coming of the Paraclete through whom … Continue reading
Even going so far as to exploit a 4 year old whose only ‘knowledge’ of preaching and theology is what he mimics in other pentebabbleists. Joel’s right, it isn’t cute, it’s disturbing. Par for the course, really, for the new … Continue reading
What is the Eucharist? Is it a sacrifice? A memorial? The means by which salvation is conferred? A simple sign? Those were the questions plaguing the Reformation beginning as early as 1522 and coming to a head in 1529 at … Continue reading
Heavens to betsy… A 15-year-old accused of killing his great-grandmother is said to have done so over a video game, according to the Douglas County sheriff. He will stand trial as an adult. A family friend told Channel 2’s Sophia … Continue reading
Among other things- The Confession of Jesus and the Curses of Peter – Joel Marcus has recently revived the view that the longer reading of Jesus’ words in Mark 14:62 … is original, for the shorter reading … threatens Markan … Continue reading
Nevin Shapiro, a former Miami booster who is serving a 20-year prison sentence for masterminding a $930-million Ponzi scheme, has told Yahoo Sports he provided impermissible benefits to 72 of the university’s football players and other athletes between 2002 and … Continue reading