Daily Archives: 8 Oct 2012

Well I Really Don’t Know What to Say About This Photo of Romney… and the Girl…

Via Andrew

Posted in Humor | Tagged | 2 Comments

Quote of the Day

Laßend wir uns das helig liecht des nüwen testaments uß den henden nemen, so werdend die huorenpfaffen als vast an den cantzlen lügen und sich bläyen als vormal ye.  –  Huldrych Zwingli

Posted in Theology, Zwingli

Separated at Birth???!?!?!

Posted in Humor

Will You Be Invited to the Romney’s For Thanksgiving?

I’m hoping I will be.  I know one thing, they’re going to have ONE BIG BIRD!   😉

Posted in Humor | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

A-J Levine ‘On Rethinking the Bible and Homosexuality’

A-J has an essay on an Australian site (who knew those people could read???) which I think many will find very engaging (whether or not one agrees with her conclusions).  With thanks to Jason Goroncy for pointing it out. She … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Modern Culture | Tagged

In Which Mr Blowers Sidesteps the Real Issue of the Moment

New at Bible and Interpretation, an essay by Mr Blowers concerning the Rollston Affair.  You’ll read it, though, in vain if you’re looking for an explanation as to why Emmanuel (or at least segments of it) are seemingly trying to … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture | Tagged , | 1 Comment

The Bultmann Trading Card

With thanks to Cliff Kvidahl for sending this along: You know you’re special when they make you into a trading card.  There are no angry atheists on trading cards, because those people aren’t at all special.  They’re just angry.

Posted in Bultmann, War On Atheism

On This Columbus Day…

I refuse to bow at the altar of ‘white man’s guilt’.  I never robbed a native American of any land; I never have owned a slave; and I have never oppressed anyone (though I have annoyed nearly everyone, I would … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture | Tagged

The Index on Censorship

There are a number of articles at the Index on Censorship which are quite timely (given the whole ‘down with academic freedom at Emmanuel Christian Seminary fiasco).  Particularly this: The chill on academic freedom: a news round-up. Take a look … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture | Tagged

Natalee Holloway’s Murderer is Going to Be a Dad…

Joran van der Sloot, a Dutch man serving a 28-year-sentence for murdering a young Peruvian woman, has impregnated a woman while imprisoned in Lima, according to reports. The woman, identified by the paper only as “Leidi,” was said to have … Continue reading

Posted in Total Depravity | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

No Matter How Much Things Change, They Remain Ever the Same…

There really is nothing new under the sun. via Dan Ortiz on FB

Posted in Humor, media, Modern Culture | Tagged ,

A New Webpage for the Johannes a Lasco Library

You’ll want to take a look: http://www.jalb.de gibt neben vielen Hinweisen zum Buchbestand und zur Ausleihe auch Auskunft über die neuesten Forschungsprojekte. Darüber hinaus enthält sie wichtige Hinweise zu den aktuellen Veranstaltungen und zum musealen Bereich.  Via.

Posted in Books, Church History

If You’re A Pastor and You Took Part in ‘Pulpit Freedom Sunday’, You Should Resign Today

Why?  Because you have abandoned your calling to be a spokesman for God, his messenger, and become instead a spokesman for a political party.  You have moved away from your calling as a Pastor/Teacher to become a politician’s surrogate. By … Continue reading

Posted in Theology | 7 Comments

Stop Serving that School Lunch Food! It’s Too…. Good…

Only in Sweden. A talented head cook at a school in central Sweden has been told to stop baking fresh bread and to cut back on her wide-ranging veggie buffets because it was unfair that students at other schools didn’t … Continue reading

Posted in bizarre news | Tagged ,

He’s Back…

TM Law, that is.  Back to blogging.  Who knows for how long.  He appeared like a faint comet, blogged for a couple of weeks, and then faded from view.  And now he’s blazing brighter (with a webpage designed, it seems, … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

Another (Not at all Funny) Drunk

Sean Payne was arrested for public intoxication in Texas. Humble Police said they received a call from employees of Shamrocks Pub on Oct. 4, 2012 about Payne’s behavior, according to KTRK.  He was allegedly so drunk that officers had to hold his … Continue reading

Posted in Total Depravity | Tagged , | 1 Comment