Daily Archives: 3 Dec 2011

Total Depravity: The Lying Teen Edition

This one’s a real peach– A teenager has been arrested on accusations of being the mastermind of an elaborate scheme to kidnap a 2-week-old baby in Santa Ana, Calif., according to police. Gladys Remigio,17, was arraigned Friday for allegedly enlisting … Continue reading

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Zwingli’s Theme

It wasn’t at all unusual for theologians of the Reformation to choose a ‘theme’ for their work from Scripture.  Bullinger did and so did Zwingli (other’s did too, but it’s hard to care much about theirs). Zwingli’s was this gem … Continue reading

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What Do World Class Archaeologists Do During the Off Season?

I’m not sure what some do but Eric Cline becomes a 19th century Marine! I swiped it from his FB page and sure, he’s going to kill me but that won’t be till SBL Chicago so I have a whole … Continue reading

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‘Journey to Christmas’ Airs Tonight at 7

Some of the folk who serve as ‘presenters’ are Craig Evans and Stephen Pfann.  Watch the trailer here. Looks like it may have some interesting bits though it also looks to be aimed as an evangelistic tool (which is cool … Continue reading

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The ‘Real Jews Don’t Marry Americans’ Ad Campaign and What it Shows of Radical Zionists

According to this fantastically enlightening essay these ads show that- The main concept of Zionism is that Jewish life, outside of their national homeland, is the life of an invalid. They cannot be truly Jewish life since they lack the … Continue reading

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The Nation’s Undiscovered Pedophile Coaches are Getting Nervous

With good reason. After the dismissal of Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine and the arrest of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, the nation’s yet-to-be-caught pedophile coaches expressed nervousness Friday that any one of them could be … Continue reading

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The True Spirit of Christmas… In the Style and Manner of ‘The Screwtape Letters’

Thanks very much to Christian Brady for this- it’s fantastic: truth

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Happy Birthday Rachel

Today our daughter Rachel turns the big 25!  Here she is at 1 or 2 with her cousins.  She’s the little blondish one…  We love ya!  And we’re proud of the person you’ve become.

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Twitter Made Me Sad Today

Really twitter?  That’s depressing… 😦

Posted in sarcasm, Something Else I Won't be Reading, Theodicy, War On Atheism