Daily Archives: 6 Jul 2012

The Fourth Enoch Graduate Seminar Papers Are Now Available

Gabriele Boccaccini writes All papers presented at the Fourth Enoch Graduate Seminar (University of Notre Dame) and at the First Nangeroni Meeting are available by subscription ($50) at “Enoch Seminar Online” http://www.enochseminar.org. Of the meeting Isaac Oliver reports On June … Continue reading

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Can You ‘Pray Away the Gay’?

It seems not, as this very intriguing report by NPR demonstrates. Supporters call it “conversion therapy.” Critics call it “praying away the gay.” Whatever name you use, it’s creating a ruckus in Christian circles about whether a person can change … Continue reading

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The Mount Gerizim Archaeological Park is Reopened, After 12 Years

Via Joseph Lauer, both the Youtube link and the press report below- The archaeological excavation site on Mount Gerizim, near Shechem, was officially inaugurated in a special ceremony on Thursday. The ceremony was attended by Environment Minister Gilad Erdan (Likud), … Continue reading

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What is our Only Source of Hope?

From Calvin’s ‘Geneva Confession’- [We] acknowledge that there is one only God, whom we are both to worship and serve, and in whom we are to put all our confidence and hope: having this assurance, that in him alone is … Continue reading

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The Heidelberg Catechism In Many Languages

Over at Refo500 Below [on the Refo500 site] you will find the Heidelberg Catechism in various languages. We plan to steadily increase the number of collected translations so that you can find as many versions as possible on this page.  … Continue reading

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New From Refo500

A video snippet on the Heidelberg Catechism: He’s speaking Dutch. I know. But there are actually Dutch-landers who come here so for them, it’s noteworthy.

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Bad Theology, Zondervan

Ever since Murdoch bought Zondervan it has declined in my estimation both for the quality of some of the things it publishes and even more so in its marketing of the products that it sells. For instance, I received this … Continue reading

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Today With Zwingli: On the Importance of Preaching, and Preachers

As a proclaimer of the Word, the Pastor must not stop preaching simply because of opposition or because there is no visible success connected to his efforts. He is to be a living example of the love of God, and … Continue reading

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Are You in Exeter?

If so, you’ll want to go to this! Francesca Stavrakopoulou, “Between Sensationalism and Scholarship: The Bible on TV” — Wednesday, July 11 at 2:30pm at Church of St Michael and All Angels, Dinham Road, Mount Dinham, Exeter, EX4 4EB. Sounds … Continue reading

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More from Megiddo: Eric Cline’s Departure

A moving moment as Eric leaves Megiddo…  I’m calling them ‘Finkle-cline’ photo by Eran Arie

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Calvinism and the London Baptist Confession (Pt 1)

The ‘Baptists and Calvinism’ series continues over at Calvin 500 with this contribution by Michael DeWalt – Calvinism and the London Baptist Confession (part 1).  It’s nicely written.

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Made Completely Out of Match Sticks…

Amazing….  a model of Minas Tirith (?) constructed completely out of match sticks…  via Dan Stoddart on G+. James McGrath and Joel Watts have too much time on their hands.

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The History of Art Summarized

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