Daily Archives: 19 May 2012

Quote of the Day

When duly imbued with the knowledge of God, the whole aim of our lives will be to revere, fear, and worship his majesty, to enjoy a share in his blessings, to have recourse to him in every difficulty, to acknowledge, … Continue reading

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Bored With the Bible?

You should diligently learn the Word of God and by no means imagine that you know it. Let him who is able to read take a psalm in the morning, or some other chapter of Scripture, and study it for … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Luther

What’s Going On With Bart?

Bart Ehrman posted this bit in which he describes his experiences writing his latest book. Stephanie Fisher posted, or rather attempted to post a comment, which was bizarrely rejected by Bart because, in his words (in an email to Fisher), … Continue reading

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I’m Glad I’m Not Alone In Remembering Schlatter Today

The folk at Logos have too- As the world spiraled toward a second World War, Adolf Schlatter knew his time on earth was coming to a close. Schlatter had stood behind the lectern of some of Europe’s most prestigious universities, … Continue reading

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Coming May 23rd- A New Academic Project in Quest of the Historical Jesus: The Jesus Process

It’s A Consultation on Method and Madness in New Testament Studies Essays by Maurice Casey, R. Joseph Hoffmann, Stephanie Louise Fisher are promised along with a listing of the ‘consultative committee’.  It will be something to keep an eye on … Continue reading

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Genesis and Christian Theology

Genesis and Christian Theology contributes significantly to the renewed convergence of biblical studies and systematic theology — two disciplines whose relational disconnect has adversely affected not only the academy but also the church as a whole. In this book twenty-one … Continue reading

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The Haredim Won’t Report Child Molesters, But They Will Warn of the Dangers of the Internet…

Originally available for $10, tickets to the ultra-Orthodox “anti-Internet” rally on May 20 at the 40,000-seat Citi Field in New York City are sold out. For those who simply have to be there, there are tickets online at ebay selling … Continue reading

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Dan Wallace on the Discovery of 7 Early Manuscripts

Wallace talks about 7 newly discovered texts which he suggests are all very early, one of which is a fragment of Mark which he claims dates to the first century. With thanks to Ron Kubsch for the tip.

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Remembering the Memorable Adolf Schlatter

Today, May 19th, is the anniversary of his death so I invite you to take a gander at the various Schlatter posts I’ve put online in the last couple of years.   There are loads of pictures, mentionings of several of … Continue reading

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