Daily Archives: 23 Sep 2012

Some People Need Specific Instructions….

Who knows why.  Via Wil Wheaton on G+

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Conference Announcement: Ancient Greece and Ancient Israel: Interactions and Parallels (10th-4th Centuries BCE)

October 28-30, 2012 Room 496, Gilman Building, Tel Aviv University: Collaboration between the European Network for the Study of Ancient Greek History and Tel Aviv University. Conference Organizers: Irad Malkin, History Department, Tel Aviv University and a member of the European … Continue reading

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America: Morally Bankrupt

Only a place where morality is dead would imagine something like this to be acceptable: New York City is handing out birth control including the morning-after pill to students at some of its schools under the auspices of a burgeoning … Continue reading

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A Cautionary Tale: NEVER Loan Out Your iPad. Ever. Ever.

All 6-year-old Will Smith wanted to do was reach Level 26 in a video game called “Tiny Monsters.” Unfortunately, getting there cost $3,244 of his grandfather’s money.  Smith, from North Yorkshire, UK, unwittingly racked up the massive credit card bill while playing … Continue reading

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Gospel Writing, by Francis Watson

A volume that I think many will be interested in has come to my attention due to the good graces of its author titled Gospel Writing. That there are four canonical versions of the one gospel story is often seen … Continue reading

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Lawrence Schiffman on ‘The Jesus Wife’ Fragment

One of the reasons I like Larry so much is his ability to say in a few words what some can’t say in a book. He does it again here in an interview in Moment Magazine. “There is zero evidence … Continue reading

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Lutheran Satire…

Delightful.

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Quick on the Trigger

A police officer in Houston shot and killed a wheelchair-bound man on Saturday; the double amputee only had one arm and one leg. Police say that the man threatened the officer with a metal object that turned out to be … Continue reading

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Israelis Team Up With Hamas…

But not for a good purpose as one would somehow hope.  No, they didn’t team up to march against cancer or anything noble.  Rather, they joined hands to kidnap African migrants because nothing brings people together quite like shared hatred. … Continue reading

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