Daily Archives: 26 May 2012

It’s So Great Seeing the American Political System At Work…

Not. The Supreme Court’s 2010 decision Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission allows outside groups to raise and spend unlimited amounts of money to advocate for a particular issue or even candidate. Now strategists and donors are going where the … Continue reading

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Thinking About Calvin on the Anniversary of His Death

John Calvin departed this world on the 27th of May, 1564. Philip Schaff writes … Calvin spent his last days in almost continual prayer, and in ejaculating comforting sentences of Scripture, mostly from the Psalms. He suffered at times excruciating … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“The preacher must make his sermons cut. Our sickle is made on purpose to cut. The Gospel is intended to wound the conscience and go right through to the heart, with the design of separating the soul from sin and … Continue reading

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‘Thomas Cranmer and the English Reformation’, Free!

From our friends at Logos– till Monday night only!

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Must Have Hit a Nerve…

From the Dean- and

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Questions for Christian Supporters of Marriage Equality

Simply for the sake of argument, let’s suppose that those who believe Christianity and homosexuality are compatible are able to make a persuasive case based on biblical exegesis (though I clearly hold no such view, let’s pretend it’s possible), I … Continue reading

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The Reconstructed ‘Bethlehem Bulla’

Via Robert Deutsch- As the first who posted the correct reading of the provenanced fiscal bulla of Beitlehem, and accepted now by all scholars that the IAA experts made another foolish mistake, I am offering now also the drawing (made … Continue reading

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