Daily Archives: 24 Sep 2012
Domine, si umquam habuero codices saeculares, si legero, te negavi. — St. Jerome (the only Church Father worth knowing or reading).
If you learn one thing from today’s Fresh Air it will be that America’s democratic process has been kidnapped, molested, raped, and murdered by our very own politicians. And the body now lies moldering in some nasty backwater hinterland of a swamp. … Continue reading
Gibt es denn keine Übersetzung des Heidelbergers in unsere Sprache? – Diese Frage wird immer wieder in den Gemeinden laut. Und sie lässt sich schwerlich mit dem Hinweis auf die revidierte Fassung von 1997 beantworten. Ob Christus für alle meine … Continue reading
It’s a question addressed by Timothy Lim in a paper he’s uploaded for your reading pleasure at Academia.edu. In this paper, I will examine one feature of this theme of estrangement by discussing the quality of Ruth’s Hebrew. I will … Continue reading
The topic: academic publishing. The venue: The Chronicle of Higher Education. The title: Want to Change Academic Publishing? Just Say No. The gist: If academic work is to be commodified and turned into a source of profit for shareholders and … Continue reading
He’s been on vacation (or as he calls it, on holiday) down in East Australia. And even then, he can’t stay out of trouble: A man in Auckland, New Zealand had a rather embarrassing emergency last week when he had … Continue reading
T&T Clark are sending a copy of each of the following volumes for me to give away to very lucky readers. First, there’s Jesus, Criteria, and the Demise of Authenticity. The internationally renowned authors of this book examine the nature … Continue reading
Professor Watson offers a piece with the general audience in mind in Bible and Interpretation. It’s brilliant. Seriously brilliant. Inassailably brilliant. For Christian traditions that place a high value on celibacy, Jesus is the supreme celibate; and he retains this … Continue reading
Thanks to Tom Bolin for pointing out this piece in the Wall Street Journal– from back in 2010- Football fans everywhere are preparing to settle in for the NFL’s biggest and most electric weekend of the season—a four-game playoff marathon … Continue reading
I applaud someone whom I scarcely appreciate, this time-
It isn’t a problem at all. What IS a problem, however, is manufactured, late, spurious ‘evidence’ suggesting Jesus had a wife or children or all the other nonsense for which there is NOT ONE shred of reliable, contemporaneous material. My … Continue reading
Via Barbara Schenck on the twitter.
In revealing Himself to man God kindled aspirations in his heart which reach beyond the animal and beyond his sensuous nature. God precipitated a struggle in the inner life of man. His “soul strives to fashion itself upon the pattern … Continue reading