Daily Archives: 2 Oct 2012

Reminder: The Duke Conference on Doug Campbell’s ‘The Deliverance of God’

Details Here. This conference will engage Douglas Campbell’s book, “The Deliverance of God” (Eerdmans, 2009). It will summarize and critically discuss his proposals concerning the modern interpretation of Paul’s justification language, argumentation, and resulting version of the gospel. It will … Continue reading

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More Jewish Anti-Christian Defacing of a Church in Jerusalem

This is so disgustingly reprehensible. It’s vile and sickening and those responsible should be arrested immediately. And receive more than a mere slap on the wrist and wink and a nod. Vandals scribbled anti-Christian graffiti on the outer walls of … Continue reading

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Well Good For You Miss Jennifer Livingston!

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Republican Hypocrisy

A report on this evening’s ‘All Things Considered‘ delivers the facts- Republicans around the country have been vocal in recent years about the need to crack down on voter fraud. And that’s caused party officials to scramble to explain how … Continue reading

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An Oregon farmer who went to bring his hogs breakfast instead, apparently, became the meal himself. Terry Vance Garner, 69, never returned from feeding his hogs last Wednesday, prompting a family member to check on him about 2:30 p.m. and … Continue reading

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And Now For Something Completely Different: Ugaritic

Via Bryan Bibb on the FB. (One of the courses I teach is Ugaritic so naturally all such things are of interest).

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Heinrich Bullinger had No Use for Michael Servetus

On the 2nd of October, 1553 he made his feelings quite clear about the Spaniard, sending a letter to the Council of Geneva that they had been well advised to dispose of the wretched heretic.  Bullinger expressed his sentiments on … Continue reading

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Academic Publishing Will Ensure Your Work’s Obscurity: How JSTOR Enriches JSTOR and How the Academy is Foolishly Complicit

This is a fascinating essay in Al Jazeera which every academic ought to read- it is the most forthright and honest assessment of the situation I have yet read.  Below are snippets interspersed with commentary- but do read the whole … Continue reading

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Road Kill at the Chinese Restaurant: A Cautionary Tale

A Chinese restaurant is in trouble after the owner admitted to bringing road kill into the kitchen.  Williamsburg residents say Red Flower Chinese Restaurant is popular. It’s located in a busy shopping mall, so the business sees a lot of … Continue reading

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More Professorial Misconduct: The Naked Raging Angry Atheist Math Teacher

A math professor at Michigan State University allegedly stripped naked, ran naked through his classroom and screamed “There is no …… God!” before police apprehended him, according to several reports. The professor’s name has not yet been released, but online, … Continue reading

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