Daily Archives: 5 Oct 2012
CNN emails- This week’s fatal shooting of a Border Patrol agent and the wounding of another was likely the result of friendly fire, the FBI said Friday. “While it is important to emphasize that the FBI’s investigation is actively continuing, … Continue reading
It is vexatious for a true apostle and a faithful, called pastor to see and to hear that people despise the precious office and the Word, that they show little appreciation for these and superciliously criticize them. What is to … Continue reading
In court… A bachelor party celebration at a Philadelphia strip club turned painfully dangerous for Chris Tilling Patrick Gallagher, who says his bladder was ruptured while participating in a pole dance on stage. Tilling Gallagher, of Lansdale, Pa., filed a lawsuit in … Continue reading
Sullivan observes As long as Netanyahu is Israel’s prime minister, Israel is not our ally. It’s a liability, undermining US foreign policy in the most important struggle we still face: Jihadist violence. He’s not wrong. He’s also right when he … Continue reading
I”ve been working on the review of G.K. Beale’s marvelous ‘A New Testament Biblical Theology: The Unfolding of the Old Testament in the New‘ for the nice folk at Baker Academic. it’s coming along nicely but it’s an extremely large, … Continue reading
I’ve been informed that the Lexham Discourse Greek New Testament Bundle is on sale this week for only $109.95? The sale is good through Thursday the 11th, with couponcode WEEKLYNTDISCOURSE. You can see the collection here. http://www.logos.com/product/3888/lexham-discourse-greek-new-testament-bundle. I mention it (gladly) because … Continue reading
“It is true that all the peoples reject evil, yet it advances in all of them. It is true that truth is esteemed in the utterances of all the nations – yet is there any tongue or language that grasp it? … Continue reading
Dear Professor/President, While going on line this morning I happened to run across some information regarding theological issues between faculty there and Professor Rollston. As an Israeli archaeologist interested in the Historical Jesus I follow to a great extent what … Continue reading
On the previously mentioned essay (in comments) Cargill writes (extensively, and yet I’m compelled to replicate it all) Dr. Blowers, As an alum of, and former adjunct professor at a Restoration school (Pepperdine), and as a colleague of Dr. Rollston’s, … Continue reading
Stephen Fry has denounced critics of same sex marriages claiming there are 260 animal species that have gay tendencies but only humans are homophobic. Really??? So Fry has the ability to speak to animals and has asked them what … Continue reading
Did You Know That A Recent Discovery of Noah’s Ark Will Call into Question the ‘Theory of Revolution’???
It’s a fact! And those ‘bible code’ crackpots think they’ve discovered the key to Noah’s Ark… Ha! The book is about the discovery of what is believed to be Noah’s ark. A team of Turkish and Chinese explorers found a … Continue reading
One of the world’s most prominent Catholic theologians has called for a revolution from below to unseat the pope and force radical reform at the Vatican. Hans Küng is appealing to priests and churchgoers to confront the Catholic hierarchy, which … Continue reading
With thanks to Manu Pfoh for pointing out this delightful film- This Land Is Mine from Nina Paley on Vimeo.
More Judicial Misconduct: A Rapist Released Because a Severely Handicapped Woman Didn’t ‘Resist’ Him…
These foolish judges just declared open season on all handicapped women, many of whom are physically incapable due to their circumstances, of resisting violent intrusions. A Connecticut court has set an accused rapist free, saying there wasn’t sufficient evidence to … Continue reading
Band 20 der Basler Studien zur Kulturgeschichte Osteuropas (Pano Verlag) ist jetzt erhältlich: Isabelle Vonlanthen: Dichten für das Vaterland.
And that’s the mildest thing Hoffmann has to say about Mitt Romney. In his viciousness, there’s an awful lot of truth. A lot has been made about Romney’s lies, and his commitment to post-truth politics. But they are not really … Continue reading
This is but one of a number of letters I’ve received asking the same question: Dear Jim, I’m not familiar with what’s happening to Dr. Rollston. Do you mind explaining? Like you, I admire his work and can’t understand him … Continue reading