Daily Archives: 31 Aug 2011
Sorry, ‘David’, but the guy portraying you… well he’s just not likable. ‘The Rock’, on the other hand, is a quite likable guy. And besides, anyone who played any part in the annoyance called ‘Twilight’ deserves a fatal beating… if … Continue reading
And BAR has done a lot of bizarre things over the years beginning with their idiotic witch-hunt of the so called ‘minimalists’ in the 90’s and continuing through their unimaginable advertising of antiquities authentic and bogus, provenanced and looted. But … Continue reading
Waste and fraud in Iraq and Afghanistan has cost U.S. taxpayers as much as $60 billion and the tally could grow, according to a government study released Wednesday. In its final report to Congress, the nonpartisan Commission on Wartime Contracting … Continue reading
Bible and Interpretation has an essay from Sebastian Moll. It summarizes Moll’s argument from a recent published monograph.
Vanessa, a prostitute from New York City, traveled thousands of miles to undergo surgery that would change her life forever — transforming her body, outwardly, from male to female. “I’ve been transitioning since I was sixteen,” she told “Nightline” anchor … Continue reading
Peter Head announces It seems that the Green Collection, in addition to the manuscript of Hebrews noted previously on this blog, is also in possession of a fragment of 1 Corinthians. According to a report on the Bethel web-site (found … Continue reading
You still have time to send along your questions. During a live, interactive “Office Hours” webcast Thursday, Sept. 1, at noon Eastern Time on the Duke Ustream channel, the Meyerses will answer your questions about their archeological work, Jewish history and … Continue reading
For instance their preposterous essay implying the Miriam Ossuary sheds new light on the death of Jesus. What sort of idiot trusts their ‘fair and balanced’ ignorance? Rare inscriptions on a 2,000-year-old burial box may provide fresh insight to the … Continue reading
Jason is sure to find more ‘gems’! I’d not read the REB before. Having read a few comments here or there by Jim West and his adoration of this translation, I procured a copy and have only now begun to … Continue reading
From Chris Heard, via BibleWorks on the Facebook. It’s a handy chart, no English required. Do be aware, though, that like all words, even prepositions require context in order to be interpreted correctly (as even prepositions can vary in meaning … Continue reading
The Washington Post is reporting Authorities say a Chicago man who quickly accelerated in an SUV with a cable around his neck decapitated himself after a domestic dispute in Yorktown, Va. Local media outlets said deputies with the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s … Continue reading
I couldn’t believe it either- but here it is!
We complain today that ministers do not know how to preach; but is it not equally true that our congregations do not know how to hear? ~ J.I Packer
Dimwittery: A father refereeing a street fight between his son and another teenager suddenly lost his cool and started fighting too, investigators said. Gary Johnson Jr. is an emergency room technician who is facing a long list of charges after … Continue reading