Daily Archives: 14 Sep 2011

September Biblioblog Carnival (via )

Let Scott know what you think should go in it. I have no doubt it will be rollicking and snarky and 100% Scott. All right Biblioblogosphere: apparently, I’m on deck to be the ringmaster for this month’s carnival. Not sure … Continue reading

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This is Why I’m Who I Am- I Get up at 4 a.m.

Those who fight the urge to ignore the alarm clock complete morning chores faster, pack their children off to school earlier and thrive in the workplace, researchers concluded.  But people who can’t resist a lie in have a higher chance … Continue reading

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What the Tea Party Thinks of Your Uninsured Baby


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More ‘We Hate the 10 Commandments Because We Hate Morality’ Stupidity

Civil liberties groups have sued the school board in Giles County, Virginia, demanding that a Ten Commandments plaque be removed from a high school hallway. The board says it’s simply part of a display of historical documents, including the Declaration … Continue reading

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Pentebabbleists Exposed for the New-Ager-Cultists That They Are

By a Pentecostal! This isn’t Christianity in any form. It’s evil. Via Michael Acidri on the FB.

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Introduction to the Theology of Karl Barth

If you’re so inclined you can view, and even download if you like, a video series from the Summer Semester of the Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität, Münster which introduces students to the theology of Barth. It’s just like being there in Muenster! … Continue reading

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More Stupid Atheist Tricks

A rather long excerpt, but worth the time- A federal appeals court in California ruled Tuesday that a San Diego-area math teacher does not have the constitutional right to display banners referring to God in his classroom. Bradley Johnson, a … Continue reading

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Now That’s Worth Pondering

‘“It’s doubtful that God can use any man greatly until he’s hurt him deeply,” said A. W. Tozer. In weakness, God’s strength can be revealed. Joseph was jailed, David driven into hiding, Paul imprisoned, and Christ crucified, but even in … Continue reading

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Pamela Myles Took An Axe, Gave Two Church Members…

A woman currently being held in a mental institution for allegedly stabbing a senior citizen with a butcher knife at a bus stop has been charged with the 2006 ax murders of two members of her church.  Pamela Myles, 43, … Continue reading

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Facebook ‘Smart Lists’ – Because of Google+ Circles?

Evidently Facebook doesn’t want to be left behind and they’ve seen Google’s ‘circles’ feature and so they’ve put together their own equivalent feature. A word of advice to all you who have Joel Watts as a FB friend- make sure … Continue reading

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When You See the Tide Turning Against You, Threaten: That’s The Israeli Government’s Method of Diplomacy

The Israeli Foreign Minister said Unilateral Palestinian moves will have dire consequences I wonder who in the world he could have in mind, don’t you? Avigdor Lieberman says Israel will not tolerate one-sided moves by PA, adds there is no … Continue reading

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More Stupid Student Tricks: The Case of Sarah Grunfeld

Gawker reports Cameron Johnston is a professor of social sciences at York University in Canada. He is Jewish. But the bad part is, he’s also a Nazi! Fire him at once! Wait… what did he say?  See, on Monday, on the … Continue reading

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Timothy George: Reading Scripture with the Reformers

A new volume by IVP Academic is excerpted here. And you can acquire a copy of the volume here. In Reading Scripture with the Reformers, Timothy George takes readers through the exciting events of the sixteenth century, showing how this … Continue reading

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Because It’s Michael Haydn’s Birthday…

Here’s a delightful piece from one of the most underrated and underappreciated composers of all time: He was born on the 14th of September, 1737. Have a happy Haydn day.

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Google Flights

It’s useful if you want to fly in the United States, but it doesn’t support flights overseas.  So I can search for flights to Frisco or Chicago or New York (and it’s a simple to use tool) but if I … Continue reading

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If They Won’t Become Priests Because they Love God and People, Maybe They Will Because they Love Sports…

It’s sad if you think about it. Catholic priests Larry Swink and David Wells returned to Bowie on a recent Sunday, but it wasn’t to deliver a sermon at St. Pius X Church, where Swink served as a priest and … Continue reading

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An Update on the Sepphoris Cemetery Inscription

Via Jack Kilmon on the Biblical Studies List, notice of this: Greek inscription found at Sepphoris, tentatively dated to the fifth century CE, mentions Judah, the archisynagogos (leader of a synagogue) of Sidon, and Severianus Afrus, the archisynagogogs of Tyre.  … Continue reading

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A Very Useful, and Free, Diet Journal and Calorie Log

I like it anyway. Easy to use, all the essentials, and completely free. What could be better? Anyone who has tried to lose weight knows that two things work: diet and exercise. Hiring a personal trainer might help motivate you … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

Resolved: that all men should live for the glory of God. Resolved second: that whether others do or not, I will. — Jonathan Edwards

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I Have an Admirer!

It’s so moving to get mail like this… HELLO How are you today, I hope all is well with you .I am sorry to worry you with my Proposal for a relationship with you, but I know that you will … Continue reading

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