Daily Archives: 23 Aug 2012

Zwingli’s Understanding of Scripture, Learning, and the Spirit

Zwingli … insisted that … the Scriptures … are of such value that theologians and Biblical scholars must take them with sufficient seriousness that they read them in their original languages. The biblical languages, Hebrew and Greek (with a smattering … Continue reading

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Research Project Manager Position At Lausanne

The Swiss-French Institute for Biblical Studies, Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, opens a position in Project Manager for the Database “BiBIL” at 80%. The deadline for applications is September, 30, 2012; the beginning … Continue reading

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ASOR Student Grants

ASOR is giving 10 Travel Grant Scholarships to the 2012 Annual Meeting to students at an ASOR Member School.  The deadline for applications has been extended to September 4.  To apply for a scholarship and for more details please click … Continue reading

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The People v. Raphael Golb: The Complete Story

By our friend Lawrence Schiffman.  Read it here.  Vintage Prof. Schiffman- brilliant in making available the best stuff. (I wonder how long it will take BAR to lift Larry’s notice on the document without giving their source credit….  in 3….2…..1…..)

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God Out, Dissipation In

About 17 percent of American high school students are drinking, smoking or using drugs during the school day, according to a new study by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse.  The back-to-school survey — the 17th annual of its kind — … Continue reading

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False Converts

I saw this on Reformiert.info- Sadly, this is an accurate description of our churches today. I believe the local church itself is one of the greatest mission fields because of the great number of false converts sitting in the pews. … Continue reading

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‘Rev’ Grant Storms: More Pastoral Misconduct (and Hypocrisy)

The Rev. Grant Storms, the former “Christian patriot” pastor whose marches against homosexuality at New Orleans’ Southern Decadence festival briefly put him in the national spotlight, was convicted of obscenity Wednesday, for exposing himself while masturbating at Lafreniere Park last … Continue reading

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Today With Zwingli

As Reform spread across the Swiss Cantons, questions poured in to Zwingli in Zurich.  Indeed, from all parts of the German speaking lands including Southern Germany, Switzerland, and Austria Zwingli was consulted and his theological views sought out. One of … Continue reading

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Today With Calvin

It was the 23rd of August in 1536 that the 27 year old John Calvin published the first edition of his famed ‘Institutio’.  Revisions appeared in several editions with the last, and most famous, coming in 1559.  The best, though, … Continue reading

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