Daily Archives: 22 Sep 2012
“Isn’t it funny how you never see them burning the American dollar, just the American flag.” — Via Michelle Woodward on the FB.
Before the Sept. 11 attacks, the Rev. Carl Keyes was a little-known pastor of a small New York City congregation searching for members and money. When the twin towers fell, his fortunes changed. Donors poured $2.5 million into the … Continue reading
This time he’s taken to discussing Esther and by doing so has shown, once again, his extraordinary distance from Christian faith and theology. Recently, Mark Driscoll weighed in on the Esther situation. He is becoming painfully predictable. His name is increasingly … Continue reading
The Greek Orthodox monks of St Catherine’s monastery in Sinai have been accumulating manuscripts and books since the sixth century, making their library the world’s greatest repository of early medieval writing after the Vatican. The collection is even richer than … Continue reading
Now Available: The Francis Watson ‘That ‘Jesus’ Wife’ Fragment Thing? Yeah, It’s A Load of Hooey’ Collection
My characterization, not Mark’s. Prof. Francis Watson has now written 3 pieces on the fragment which Mark posts here: The Gospel of Jesus’ Wife: How a fake Gospel-Fragment was composed – INTRODUCTION AND SUMMARY The Gospel of Jesus’ Wife: How … Continue reading
The Guardian reports They are sending missionaries to eastern Germany. A recent study called Beliefs About God Across Time and Countries found that 52.1% of people asked whether they believed in God identified themselves as atheists. This compared with only 10.3% in western … Continue reading