Daily Archives: 2 May 2012

The Journal of Global Theology

A new venture by Foundation University (The Netherlands) has launched- a journal titled ‘The Journal of Global Theology‘. The Journal of Global Theology (Foundation University) seeks to provide insight into the study of Christian Theology from a decidedly Global perspective. … Continue reading

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Total Depravity: The Floridian Edition, Featuring Eric Antunes

Florida…  words fail. When cops came to a man’s house on a tip that he had child pornography, according to authorities, they found something they weren’t expecting.  The Tampa Bay Times reports that Eric Antunes of Clearwater, Fla. was arrested … Continue reading

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If Jerusalem is Described as a Filthy Whore, Is The One Who Calls Her That an Anti-Semite?

What if someone said … remind the people of Jerusalem of their disgusting sins and tell them that I … am saying: Jerusalem, you were born in the country where Canaanites lived. Your father was an Amorite, and your mother … Continue reading

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Dan Savage’s Hypocrisy Addressed

Very well done. Thanks to Nick Norelli for the heads up. [Previously, on Savage’s hypocrisy].

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Some People…

From the twitter of ‘@biblestudentssay’ this gem- “The Gospel has brought about a 360 degree change in my life…” !!! I wonder if the little genius knows that’s a complete circle…  Some people are too thick for words.  And this … Continue reading

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Discovery Just Can’t Help Itself: It Has to Tell Semi-Truths

Look at this absurd headline: ‘Netanyahu’ Seal From Eighth Century B.C. Found Well that’s just incorrect isn’t it. The seal doesn’t bear a ‘Nun’ it bears a ‘Mem’. It doesn’t say ‘Netanyahu’ it says “Metanyahu’. To be sure, these are … Continue reading

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Archaeological Tease: The Valley of Elah and Yosef Garfinkel’s Big Reveal

Via Joseph Lauer Hebrew University archaeologist to reveal new findings at press conference and archaeological tour: On Tuesday, May 8, Prof. Yosef Garfinkel from the Institute of Archaeology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem will announce an archaeological discovery with … Continue reading

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New Jersey: The Texas of the Northeast

I.e., loon central. A New Jersey mother was arrested after her 5-year-old daughter sustained burns from time she spent in a tanning booth.  Patricia Krentcil, 44, is out on bail following her arrest on a second degree child endangerment charge.  … Continue reading

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The Latest ‘Genizah Fragments’

The Taylor-Schechter Genizah Research Unit at Cambridge publishes a newsletter titled ‘Genizah Fragments’, the most recent edition, which arrived in the mail yesterday, features a description of the restoration of a fragment of Leviticus 9:4-6 (photo below) by the inestimably … Continue reading

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The Roots of the Reformation

Adrianna Wright of IVP Academic has sent along a volume for review titled The Roots of the Reformation (thanks, A!). Renowned historian G. R. Evans revisits the question of what happened at the Reformation. Contravening traditional paradigms of interpretation, Evans … Continue reading

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It’s Bad to be Forgotten…

A San Diego college student who federal drug agents forgot and left in a holding cell for five days without food, water or access to a toilet said Tuesday that he drank his own urine to survive. Daniel Chong also … Continue reading

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