Daily Archives: 10 Dec 2011
If heaven is our country, what can the earth be but a place of exile? If departure from the world is entrance into life, what is the world but a sepulchre, and what is residence in it but immersion in … Continue reading
Take this gem from a student paper (via P. Long on the twitter) – “After killing a Hebrew slave, Moses fleas Egypt to live in the Sinai dessert.” 1- Moses didn’t kill a Hebrew slave, he killed an Egyptian. 2- … Continue reading
de Wit’s dissertation on Herman Bavinck has been published and you can either buy a hardcopy or download a pdf – for free. Willem J. de Wit is Lecturer of Biblical Studies and Systematic Theology at the Evangelical Theological Seminary … Continue reading
Sometimes you have to tell the truth even if it hairlips the Devil. Would that the good Archbishop’s advice were taken by all the pseudo-Christians clinging to false security, self deceived into believing themselves in relationship with God when the … Continue reading
The Krampus is a character from European Alpine folklore, common in Austria and Switzerland. The creature stands on two hooves and has horns growing out of its skull. An extremely long tongue hangs out of its mouth, and it carries … Continue reading
via Dot King on FB
via Tony Sines on G+
When Manny Pacquiao has a fight. Isn’t that intriguing… “The Pac-Man” is extremely popular in his home country of the Philippines. He has such an influence on the citizens there that the crime rate is practically nothing due to almost … Continue reading
On the Tel Aviv University FB page. Some great photos, all worth seeing!
Is this one! You should join it too, because if you don’t, well, I hate to put it bluntly, but it means that you are one of those predestined to condemnation.
December the 10th fell on a Thursday in 1523. It was on that day that the Council of Zurich issued its mandate requiring the cessation of the Mass and the removal of idols (images) from the city’s churches. After Zwingli’s … Continue reading
Michael (of the University of Strassbourg and be-haired like Troy Polamalu) writes After a year-long gestation, the new series I submitted to Éditions du Cerf is ready to be born! Sous la plume de biblistes, philologues, épigraphistes et historiens des … Continue reading