Daily Archives: 22 Aug 2011

More Professorial Misconduct

The University of Northern Virginia had already made news over an immigration raid last month of its Annandale office-mall headquarters. Then, the story got stranger. Someone, presumably conducting a journalistic background sweep on university Chancellor David Lee, unearthed pictures and … Continue reading

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Pentebabblesists and their Refusal to Read Scripture or take it Seriously

Which part of Paul’s admonition to the Corinthians doesn’t Paula White get? Read it for yourself and then lament the theological poverty of the pentecostal/montanist movement (heresy). 1 Co 6:1 Dare any of you, having a matter against another, go … Continue reading

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Sports Fans in San Francisco Are Lunatics

And even the ‘women’ can’t help themselves being ‘rednecks’.

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From last  week- Researchers from several prominent U.S. universities will participate tomorrow in a Baltimore conference reportedly aiming to normalize pedophilia.  According to the sponsoring organization’s website, the event will examine ways in which “minor-attracted persons” can be involved in a … Continue reading

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1 Enoch 2: A Critical Commentary on 1 Enoch 37-82

For all those folk who are interested in the Enochic literature, this forthcoming volume (the second in the series) will be a welcome addition to their library. With thanks to Eibert Tigchelaar for the tip.

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Quote of the Day

It is easier to baptize a culture than to change it.  — David Bentley Hart

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All Charges Against D. Strauss-Kahn Dropped

According to the Washington Post (via email) Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn will no longer face criminal charges related to allegations that he sexually assaulted a hotel housekeeper, the housekeeper’s attorney said Monday after meeting with prosecutors.  A … Continue reading

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Paul’s Letter to the Romans: A Commentary

Building on his own fresh translation from the Greek, [Arland] Hultgren walks readers through Romans verse by verse, illuminating the text with helpful comments, probing into major puzzles, and highlighting the letter’s most inspiring features. He also demonstrates the forward-looking, … Continue reading

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A Respectable Atheist

A Florida high school teacher who was suspended from the classroom for a comment he made against gay marriage on his Facebook page has gained an unlikely defender – an atheist. And “This is a free speech issue,” Mehta wrote … Continue reading

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A Bad Day… A Very Bad Day…

A truck driver in Kentucky whose penis was amputated during an operation is suing the surgeon, claiming it was done without his consent.  Phillip Seaton says his penis was removed during what was supposed to have been a circumcision to … Continue reading

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Ken Ham Should Shut Up

He doesn’t know what he’s talking about.  I doubt that he’s ever even been to Britain.  And if he has, he’s visited the wrong sorts of places.

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Quote of the Day and the Dilly Award

A student who has not taken Hebrew stopped by to discuss a book he’s writing on Hebrew. Yeah, it’s the first day of school.  –  Gary Yates To the unnamed student I award this week’s Dilly! [Sounds like a lot … Continue reading

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Just Because

I like this art-

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Other Videos from Refo500

You can check out all 16 (so far) here. Or just subscribe to the channel and get notified when new videos appear. With the impending arrival of 2017 there will doubtless be more, much more.

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How Scott Distorts the Pope’s Message

In a very subtle way, Scott turns what the Pope said positively into a slam on something else. The Pope spoke positively of marriage which Scott then took to mean that the Pope was slamming gay marriage. Alas, speaking positively … Continue reading

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Reformation Spirituality Conference: Samford University

A fine conference is scheduled for Nov 1-2 at Beeson Divinity School at Samford and the speakers include Timothy George, Carl Beckwith, Gerald Bray, Graham Cole, Gisela Kreglinger, and Piotr Malysz  along with special guests Dr. Herman Selderhuis, from the Theological … Continue reading

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Conference Announcement: In Honor of Leonhard Goppelt

Professor für Neues Testament und Gründungsdekan der Fakultät. Den Festvortrag hält Prof. Dr. Friedrich Wilhelm Horn (Professor für Neues Testament, Mainz): “Die Verantwortung der Christen in der Gesellschaft. Leonhard Goppelts Beitrag zur Auslegung des 1. Petrusbriefes” Der Festakt findet im … Continue reading

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The Truth About Israel

Quite a stirring speech which a lot will not like at all.  But it is the truth as many see it.  Via Matthew Kalman on the Facebook.

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Don’t Look, You’ll Go Blind (Or Wish to Heaven you Were!)

Dozens of women bared their breasts Sunday in a protest for gender equality that attracted so many gawkers that traffic on city streets slowed to a crawl. Onlookers jammed into the area around the Vance Monument cheered and snapped photos … Continue reading

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Bryan Chappell on the Reformation

This is a nice little video on the Reformation’s main emphases then, and now:

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