Daily Archives: 27 Aug 2011
When the LORD first spoke through Hosea, the LORD said to Hosea, “Go, take to yourself a wife of harlotry and have children of harlotry, for the land commits great harlotry by forsaking the LORD.” So he went and took … Continue reading
Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations, Ron Prosor, sent a classified cable to the Foreign Ministry last week, stating that Israel stands no chance of rallying a substantial number of states to oppose a resolution at the UN General Assembly … Continue reading
Though it was inevitable that we would hear of criminals looting in the midst of the hurricane it doesn’t lessen the shameful and despicable character of that act. Police arrested two people for looting about 4 p.m. Saturday in the … Continue reading
According to Leo Jud, the Bible is The school of Divine wisdom. In it, we learn what authentic wisdom is and how to live according to it.
Steve Caruso has shown, dramatically, that one of the so called ‘lead codices’ simply lifted letters from actually authentic ancient materials. Now, will the lead codices people please just sell their items to the gullible watchers of the Naked Archaeologist … Continue reading
There’s a map and if you’re in the area places you can help. Check it out here. Those of us unaffected will remember those of you who are. And since this is America, you’ll have plenty of help putting your … Continue reading
Abortion laws are set to be tightened by the Government in the biggest shake-up in a generation. So says the Telegraph. It continues The Department of Health is to announce plans for a new system of independent counselling for women … Continue reading
Not according to the Second Helvetic Confession: What is related of the spirits or souls of the dead sometimes appearing to those who are alive, and begging certain duties of them whereby they may be set free, we count those … Continue reading
I guess this means that we need to intervene militarily in Canada so as to ‘stabilize’ the government and ‘insure that the will of the people’ is enforced… just like we did in Iraq (because Canada tortures its citizens by … Continue reading
Just an observation. But truly, Toddlers and Tiaras, you prove the inerrancy of the doctrine of total depravity with ease and aplomb.
Three weeks ago, people joked about Congress’ approval rating of 14%. Now, realclearpolitics.com polling average is 12.3% — Steve Inskeep What I want to know is who are these insane people who make up the 12.3% who think Congress is … Continue reading
Sunny skies and light wind and beautiful weather. Thank you, Irene! (Or at least I guess I’m supposed to thank Irene, since that’s the only story on the weather these days and thus she must be the direct cause of … Continue reading
From Michael Halcomb This came through on the Facebook feed of James Dunn this morning: “Hi everyone. You will be saddened to hear that Kingsley Barrett, my predecessor, died last night (6.30 pm, 26.08.11) – aged 94. He was the … Continue reading
Huldrych Zwingli and Johannes Eck didn’t get along. Obviously. So when Zwingli published his ‘Reasonable Faith‘ Eck couldn’t control himself. He had to lash out. The present booklet, Zwingli’s response to Eck’s response to Fidei ratio lets Mr Eck have … Continue reading
With many thanks to Peter over in Zurich for sending it and inscribing it: Again, thank you, Peter. A lot!
Rosalind Selby’s volume is a much needed antidote to the ideology of postmodernism. In this wide-ranging study Rosalind Selby explores the hermeneutical implications of a Barthian epistemology in which ‘givenness’ (of knowledge, talk of God and Scripture, and the Church) … Continue reading
And all the other pseudo-archaeologists out there and the rubbish they peddle: Apostolic-Archaeology. Here’s the explanation– “Apostolic” Archaeology, a phrase that I have coined, is a sub-discipline of pseudo-archaeology. The practitioners of this discipline are usually adventurers, sometimes treasure hunters, … Continue reading
In light of the inclination of so many far right fundamentalists to blame things like earthquakes and hurricanes on human wickedness, I offer for your reading pleasure and edification, Martin Luther’s explanation of what it means to break the first … Continue reading