Daily Archives: 23 Oct 2012

Colloquia Reminder

Jodi Magness has agreed to join us on the Biblical Studies List for a colloquium (discussion) on her just published volume, The Archaeology of the Holy Land: From the Destruction of Solomon’s Temple to the Muslim Conquest. Our discussion will take … Continue reading

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Little Honey Boo Boo and the Horror of the Foot Gnats

Every time I watch this video it reminds me of the theology of the emergents: like June’s forklift foot, as soon as you remove the sock hiding the truth, the gnats fly out. Or, simply put, Emergent theology is ‘gnats … Continue reading

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Tim Tebow ‘Patents’ ‘Tebowing’…

I thought the Church had cornered the market on prayer postures ages ago… via Lutheran Satire

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Ann Coulter… An Observation

I bet when Ann Coulter is sitting around with her perv friends she calls Blacks the n word and Hispanics the s word and Jews the k word. I bet every fly that has ever been on her reprobate walls … Continue reading

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Apropos of These Troubled Times…

Blogging is at times the closest thing we have to virtually overturning the moneychangers’ tables. — Robert Cargill Very, very true.  And we have a LOT of tables to overturn and people to drive out of the Temple at the … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

While they [sinners] inwardly know He [God] is their real friend, yet they practically treat Him as their worst enemy. By no motives can they be persuaded to confide in Him as their friend. In fact, they treat Him as … Continue reading

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Joel Reviews Some ‘Introduction to the New Testament’ That I’ve Not Heard Of


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Ann Coulter is the Worst Person in America

She’s worse than Rush Limbaugh.  She’s worse than Karl Rove.  She’s even worse than Osama bin Laden and Saddam Hussein.  She’s worse than any person that has lived on the planet since Judas Iscariot.  She’s vile and perverse and wicked … Continue reading

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Today With Zwingli

Ioanni Bugenhagio Pomerano Huldricus Zuinglius gratiam et pacem a deo. Equidem, docte vir, si unquam vel parandi nominis vel contendendi studio flagravissem, satis iustam occasionem hac tua de eucharistia epistola nactus essem; quam secutus vulgo possem utrique adfectui iure indulsisse … Continue reading

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Brian Davidson’s Assemblage of Remembrances of F.M. Cross

Brian has managed to collect just about every meaningful mention of Prof. Cross posted since his passing.  You can read Brian’s post here. To the right you’ll see the cover of the book which introduced me to Cross all these … Continue reading

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Writing Israel out of the History of Palestine, by N.P. Lemche

At Bible and Interpretation, Lemche writes Every history is an invented history, or a society’s cultural memory. When there are more groups than one present within a given community, we may reckon with more than one cultural memory. In a … Continue reading

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