Daily Archives: 29 Oct 2012

These fragments should be in the hands of professionals!

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The Latest Image From Sandy as She Hits New York

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The MOST Horrifying Picture You’ll See From Southern New Jersey!!!!

I’ve never seen ANYTHING so awful.  Ever.   😦   It’s so disturbing I can’t post it here.  You’ll have to visit its source.

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More Political Hypocrisy

A Republican asking for Federal money?  I thought Republicans, led by their Presidential nominee, saw Federal spending as the world’s greatest evil…  I guess it is when it feeds the genuinely hungry or houses the genuinely homeless or provides health … Continue reading

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‘Hell Houses’ Have Nothing to Do With The Gospel, or Christianity

And shame on those churches which use them as ‘tools for evangelism’.  What biblical text do you distort to insist that you hare supposed to use such methods to engender conversions? And how can such ‘conversions’ be anything but the … Continue reading

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Michael Pahl’s Statement Concerning His Dismissal From Talibanville, Oops I Mean Cedarville

Dr. Michael Pahl has been relieved of his teaching duties because he is unable to concur fully with each and every position of Cedarville University’s doctrinal statement. This decision was made following a review by the University administration and trustees prompted … Continue reading

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Cedarville’s Absurd and Un-Christian Action Against Michael Pahl

Less than a year after Cedarville University hired theologian Michael Pahl, administrators relieved the associate professor of his teaching duties. The issue at stake? A historical Adam and Eve, a debate that dates back to Augustine and has recently cropped … Continue reading

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Idolatry at Southwestern ‘Baptist’ ‘Theological’ ‘Seminary’

I have the words in ‘scare quotes’ in the title of this post intentionally, for SWBTS has – it seems- ceased being Baptist, teaching theology, or being a Seminary at all.  Look at a stained glass window they’ve installed: Rick … Continue reading

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A Cultural Handbook to the Bible

A Cultural Handbook to the Bible by John Pilch has arrived courtesy the fine folk at Eerdmans and I’ll review it sooner rather than later. In A Cultural Handbook to the Bible John Pilch bridges this cultural divide by translating important social … Continue reading

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And Now, For Something Completely Important

Christian Brady has posted this important notice which you should read.   It really is something which concerns us all, either directly or indirectly.  Chris first informs us of his interest in the project at hand and then quotes this- … Continue reading

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The AAR/ SBL Annual Meeting App

It looks pretty good.  The only thing it lacks, given the fact that the meeting is in Chicago, is a handy first aid guide for those who will surely become victims of a drive by shooting; and emergency contact number … Continue reading

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Oh That’s Very Exciting Indeed!

I got a letter today from Oxford University Press that they’re sending along the three volume edition of James Barr’s essays edited by John Barton for review.  Oh. Happy. Day.  Be sure, when they arrive I’ll note it.  It will … Continue reading

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The 11 Year Old Pastor… Ezekiel Stoddard

Ref.CH reports Der elfjährige Ezekiel Stoddard ist kürzlich zum Pfarrer geweiht worden und hält in einer Pflingstkirchgemeinde in Washington regelmässig die Sonntagspredigt. Dies berichtet die «NZZ» vom 29. Oktober. Schon mit sieben habe der Knabe gewusst, dass Gott Grosses mit … Continue reading

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