Daily Archives: 25 Aug 2012

A Friendly Reminder…

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The Empire State Building Shooting Victims Who Survived…

Were all shot by the NYPD. All nine people injured during a dramatic confrontation between police and a gunman outside the Empire State Building were wounded by gunfire from the two officers, police said Saturday, citing ballistics evidence.  The veteran … Continue reading

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The Filth In Kassel Has Been Removed

Das als anstößig kritisierte Werbeplakat für eine Ausstellung sei auf Wunsch des Künstlers von der Außenwand entfernt worden, erklärte am Donnerstagabend der Geschäftsführer der “Caricatura – Galerie für komische Kunst“, Martin Sonntag, in Kassel. Die Zeichnung des Künstlers Mario Lars … Continue reading

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Modern Pseudo-Christianity: An Observation

When I hear about pseudo-christian nonsense passed off on the Church as ‘spirituality’ I wish it were the 16th century and I had a pile of wood and a match.

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The Telegraph Stoops to Despicable Plagiarism: The Obituary of Marvin Meyer

Mark Goodacre writes I commented yesterday on the error-laden obituary of Marvin Meyer in The Telegraph.  It turns out that the errors are not the worst of it.  Chunks of the piece have been plagiarized.    I am grateful to Todd in comments for drawing attention to … Continue reading

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More Stupid Angry Atheist Antics

This time they’re mad because churches actually had the audacity to feed a high school football team before a game.  Heaven forfend that kids eat! A prominent atheist organization is calling for an investigation over reports that a high school … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Abandon Use of the Phrase ‘Biblical Christianity’

Chris explains why.

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Sins of Omission and Commission: Zwingli’s View

Zwingli, in the aforementioned book, writes That “sin” is properly used of a wrong committed through negligence or thoughtlessness, I think everybody is aware, such as the Greeks call παράπτωμα ἀπὸ τοῦ πταίειν, the Latin theologians “delictum a deliquendo vel … Continue reading

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Pahl on Epehsians 6:10ff

This is the sort of thing Pahl writes and it’s the reason I’m glad he’s back to blogging after an all too long absence. Remember Frank Peretti’s This Present Darkness? That was an eye-opening book for me. Reading it was an … Continue reading

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Today With Zwingli: Original Sin (?)

Zwingli writes, provocatively, [W]hat could be said more briefly and plainly than that original sin is not sin but disease, and that the children of Christians are not condemned to eternal punishment on account of that disease?  On the other … Continue reading

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