Daily Archives: 21 Apr 2012
So much modern theology is like toilet paper: insubstantial and disastrous when poked through.
Via CNN- word just out that Chuck Colson, the former Watergate figure turned evangelist, has died. May he rest in peace.
Karl Barth once famously remarked that when the angels in heaven played music, they played Mozart for themselves and Bach for God. That certainly makes sense to me. By the same token, it also makes sense to me that when … Continue reading
ἀδιαλείπτως προσεύχεσθε (1 Thessalonians 5:17).
In all ages, and among all honest men, both idleness and needless occupations have been always condemned. Hesiodus said: Both gods and men abhor The lazy hand-inbosom’d lout, That works not in a common weal, But lurks, and lives without … Continue reading
….Take note that a prayer is not good and right because of its length, devoutness, sweetness, or its plea for temporal or eternal goods. Only that prayer is acceptable which breathes a firm confidence and trust that it will be … Continue reading
When the ‘press release’ spewed forth like Jonah from the fish’s mouth Charlesworth and Tabor made a huge deal of it. But now that their claims have been freshly examined and once again found wanting, Charlesworth can’t be bothered to … Continue reading
Funniest cat video EVER- with thanks to Chris Tilling for pointing it out.
Maegan chronicles her visit (sans photos… come on Maegan, you have to take photos) to the Chester Beatty Library here. She went along with a group led by the inestimably intelligent Larry Hurtado. M. writes On 11 April, 2012, a … Continue reading