Daily Archives: 24 May 2012

Leave Your Gun Laying Around… And Comfort Yourself With the Fact that It Won’t Kill Anyone, the Careless Child You’ve Left it With Will

An Arkansas man assumed the boy wrapped in a blanket on the futon in his home was his sleeping cousin. But hours later he realized it was a 14-year-old boy he’d never seen before who, police determined Thursday, had been … Continue reading

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Even More on the Bethlehem Bulla

Joseph Lauer writes Dr. Victor Avigdor Hurowitz of Ben-Gurion University initially expressed reservations about the reading of the bulla in the IAA’s press release.     However, in an e-mail and a posting at his Facebook page he wrote the following about … Continue reading

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The Friendship Paradox…

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Aww, Poor Catholics: Their Visions of Mary Aren’t Going to Be Accepted Quite So Easily Anymore

Bummer.  Now all that toast for sale on Ebay with Mary on it will lose its value… To help bishops determine the credibility of alleged Marian apparitions, the Vatican has translated and published procedural rules from 1978 that had previously … Continue reading

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Rick Warren’s False Premise Eviscerated and Exposed

Right here, where the essayist observes Rick Warren, one of the innovators responsible for foisting the “Seeker-Sensitive Model of Church” upon the Body of Christ justifies his radical innovations by alluding to Christ’s statement to Peter that He’d make Peter … Continue reading

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Canada’s Selfish Children

I don’t know if you’ve been following student strikes in Canada but it seems the kids up there are disinterested in paying more for their education and have made life, as a consequence, miserable for thousands of Canadians simply trying … Continue reading

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‘In God We Teach’ – A Film on the Separation of Church and State

“In God We Teach” tells the story of a high school student who secretly recorded his history teacher in class, and accused him of proselytizing for Jesus. The teacher, in danger of losing his job strenuously denied it. The specifics … Continue reading

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That Bulla That ‘Proves’ The Existence of Bethlehem? Not So Fast!

George Athas convincingly argues that the bulla newly discovered which the IAA says proves the existence of Bethlehem does no such thing at all. Once again, however, it seems that we have an Israeli archaeologist jumping to inordinate conclusions that … Continue reading

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Scholars You Should Know: David Lincicum

David is a young scholar (even though he looks 15, he is in fact a good bit older) whose book Paul and Deuteronomy is a ground-breaking look at the use of an Old Testament text by an early Christian (and … Continue reading

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