Daily Archives: 22 May 2012
In their quest for power and their marriage to one political party, they have drifted far and wide from their roots as masterfully enunciated by BH Carroll, one of the founders of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Carroll said The state, … Continue reading
And, alongside those attributes, he’s certifiable. Exhibit 1– (via Richard Bartholomew on the twitter) – TBN co-founder Paul Crouch had an unscripted, and rather telling, moment during a live appearance on TBN’s “Behind the Scenes” program. Crouch was speaking with … Continue reading
In 1677 Frans Kuyper wrote De Diepten des Satans, of Geheymenissen der Atheisterij, a fun little book which, yes you guessed it, equates atheism with ‘the deep things of Satan’. Those were the days.
New from Eerdmans (and having arrived for review), this: The Juvenilization of American Christianity. Pop worship music. Falling in love with Jesus. Mission trips. Wearing jeans and T-shirts to church. Spiritual searching and church hopping. Faith-based political activism. Seeker-sensitive outreach. … Continue reading
Wedding bells will ring this summer for Marvel Comics’ first openly gay hero, super speedster Northstar. The New York-based publisher said Tuesday that Canadian character Jean-Paul Beaubier will marry his beau, Kyle Jinadu, in the pages of “Astonishing X-Men” No. … Continue reading
How big a bible / ANE geek if you get excited about this sort of thing? Still, I’m pretty excited!
Maurice Casey, “Mythicism: A Story of Incompetence, Bias and Falsehood” R. Joseph Hoffmann, “Controversy, Mythicism, and the Historical Jesus” Stephanie Louise Fisher, “An Exhibition of Incompetence: Trickery, Dickery, Bayes” Enjoy. You will. Especially Casey’s.
Nothing stirs the rage in me like these people– whom I honestly and truly wish God would rain down vengeance on in such a way that no one ever even imagined hurting a child again. A Wartburg man is charged with … Continue reading
This is something that should matter to us all. Our tax dollars pay for this research- we’ve paid once, and we don’t need greedy academic ‘publishers’ forcing us to pay again. We believe in the power of the Internet to … Continue reading
When the Georgia legislature passed a private school scholarship program in 2008, lawmakers promoted it as a way to give poor children the same education choices as the wealthy. The program would be supported by donations to nonprofit scholarship groups, … Continue reading
Hector Patmore’s very new volume titled Adam, Satan, and the King of Tyre: The Interpretation of Ezekiel 28:11-19 in Late Antiquity arrived courtesy the folk at EJ Brill for review. It is an absolutely amazing investigation- The oracle against the … Continue reading
Karl Hand has written an essay that deserves a read titled Covenant and Myth: Can Reformed Theology Survive Without Adam and Eve? Abstract: Reformed theology is a diverse movement, and has found many ways to interact with the presence of … Continue reading
The Israeli human rights group B’tselem has released a video showing Israeli settlers shooting at Palestinians in the West Bank. Residents of Yitzhar and the residents of the El Kabalia hurled rocks at each other during Saturday’s violent confrontation, which resulted in … Continue reading