Daily Archives: 1 May 2012

The May Biblical Studies Carnival is On!

And it’s cleverly done.  Congrats to our Kiwi colleague for a super piece of work!

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A Forthcoming Volume by Jodi Magness: The Archaeology of the Holy Land

Jodi’s a fantastic writer and brilliant archaeologist and she has a new volume coming out soon titled The Archaeology of the Holy Land: From the Destruction of Solomon’s Temple to the Muslim Conquest.  Here’s the table of contents- 1. Introduction … Continue reading

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Don’t Mess With Grandpa

Things got pretty darn crazy at a Jacksonville Beach, Fla., bachelor party on Saturday, and not because of strippers or booze. The Florida Times-Union reports that a group of six golfing gents was attacked at the 18th hole—by a 61-year-old. … Continue reading

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To Pep You Up

It’s that time of day when everyone gets a little tired… so this should help.  And yes, you’re welcome.

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Congratulations to Dr Bruce Gordon!

He was awarded recently an honorary Doctorate from our friends at the IRG! Professor Dr. Bruce Gordon wurde am 28. April von der Theologischen Fakultät der Universität Zürich die Ehrendoktorwürde verliehen. Das Institut gratuliert Professor Gordon ganz herzlich! Go here … Continue reading

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Mammon: The Religion of Most Americans

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What’s Pat Robertson’s Connection to Charles Taylor?

Richard has a really, really interesting report on the connection between Pat Robertson and Charles Taylor. Do read it.

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Total Depravity: The Case of the Drug Addict Mommy

Nothing at all really spells out the nature of total depravity and the effect it has on people, curving them in upon themselves so as to exclude any concern for anyone else, quite like the pregnant mom who is a … Continue reading

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Gleefully Rubbing It In!

Here are some of the tweets from City players after Man City defeated United last night- I’ve told you a few days ago and I’ll say it again! We’ll fight to the end. Now more than ever. C’mon, @MCFC! #Together- … Continue reading

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The World’s Worst Grandparents

I’ll admit right up front that if my daughter’s grandparents had ever done something like this, they would never have the chance to see her again.  (Thankfully her mom’s parents are awesome grandparents).  Anyway- Kids may be more safe driving … Continue reading

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Metanyahu ben Ho: How Will This Button Be Made into a Suit?

A seal bearing the name ‘Metanyahu ben Ho’ has been discovered in Jerusalem.  And, no, you’re right, it’s not a biblical name.  But I bet that before the day is over someone – somewhere – will suggest that the discovery … Continue reading

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Jason Staples Exposes the Ignorance of Simcha’s Sycophants

Jason only makes one error- he’s too nice.  People like those who work for Simcha (namely John and Nicole) who fancy themselves competent to opine about matters concerning which they are utterly and deeply ignorant hardly deserve the courtesy of … Continue reading

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Where in the World is Chris Tilling Now?

Headed to court, it seems…  Suing BMW for… well I can’t even repeat most of the description why.  You’ll just have to see for yourself….  because he’s… claiming that the seat on his BMW motorcycle gave him an ——- lasting … Continue reading

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When it Comes to Those ‘Biblical Archaeology’ Shows on TV…

We only see what we’re ‘supposed’ to see because we’re only shown what the ‘producers’ decide to show us-

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This Month’s Free Book from Logos

For the month of May Logos is featuring The Godhood of God, by A. W. Pink and giving it to folk for free. In addition to the free book download, folk also have a chance to win a 40-volume collection … Continue reading

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