Daily Archives: 14 May 2012
I realize Congress is loaded with the inept, but is it really, really possible, or plausible, that a United States Congressman is as ignorant as Joe Pitts? Apparently, my congressman believes that the solution for peace in the Middle East … Continue reading
Is this one- in the preface to his Opera Omnia, vol 2. He looks miffed. Just the way I imagine him. What’s not to love?
A sweet elderly lady with whom I am friends on the FB remarked that her daughter told her last evening’s sermon was ‘potent’ (her word, certainly not mine). This observation provoked the following reply from myself- My sermons are SO … Continue reading
The sound quality isn’t great but if you listen carefully you’ll get most of it. Via Reformiert Info on the FB.
Originally posted on A Twisted Crown of Thorns ®:
I had a very interesting trip recently to Germany and Switzerland as I followed a few of the Reformers. One of them stuck out. No he didn’t nail theses on walls but…
Over on the ASOR blog he writes For those working in the field(s) of ancient history, ancient literature, archaeology, or epigraphy there often seems to be a strong desire to associate some new archaeological find, or some recent epigraphic discovery, … Continue reading
Eerdman’s published this work quite recently. Penchansky argues here that Israelite wisdom literature … records the disputes of ancient sages over basic human questions: What is the purpose of life? Is God just? Why do we suffer? Does God even … Continue reading
They announce– In July we’ll be putting 900 fragments from the Mosseri Collection online in the Cambridge Digital Library for the first time. These fragments have not hitherto been available to scholars in any form, other than a poor microfilm … Continue reading
A fine essay in the New York Times meticulously charts President Obama’s maneuverings through the dangerous waters of social issues and his many manipulations turning to advantage for his own political gain potentially dangerous current affairs. Obama is shrewd. The … Continue reading
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Straight from the ‘horses’ mouth’ so to speak. With an invitation to come to Berlin in 2013, the Second RefoRC Conference in Oslo was closed last Saturday by Tarald Rasmussen, professor at the theological faculty at the University of Oslo. … Continue reading
That age old question has finally been answered… A man and his wife were having an argument about who should brew the coffee each morning. The wife says, “You should do it, because you get up first, and then … Continue reading
With thanks to Yuval Goren for sending this along:
Yesterday Man City won the Premier League Championship (meaning that the wicked Manchester United didn’t!) – Hooray! Today the Telegraph has a nifty interactive graphic allowing folk to see how their team did. Give it a test drive. Congrats to … Continue reading