Daily Archives: 10 Nov 2012

Lest We Ever, Ever Forget…

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If You’re Heading to SBL…

This may be of interest to you- Saturday November 17, 2012, 8pm-10pm, at the SBL Meeting in Chicago, the Enoch Seminar will hold a joint reception with the University of Michigan. Everybody is welcome! It will be an opportunity to … Continue reading

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The Prophet Jesus and the Renewal of Israel

Richard Horsley’s very new book has arrived courtesy the good folk at Eerdmans for review, and I’m very keen to do it. Debate over whether or not Jesus can be best interpreted within an “apocalyptic scenario” has continued to dominate … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“A scholar who reads the primary sources has an unfair advantage over the scholar who doesn’t.” – via Jeremiah Bailey As the kids say, oh snap!

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Our Baby-Quake

There was supposedly an earthquake in these here parts but I didn’t feel a thing.  Nothing.  Nada.  Frankly I think it was just a sort of mass delusion based on hangover-besotted Southerners after a hard night of boozings.  That or … Continue reading

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Theological Dilettantism Taken to an Absurdly New Low

Sally Woodmansee is the worlds greatest theological dilettante. She insists that her… Dead son told me heaven is colourful and Hitler is there having counselling… She’s either completely insane or completely evil.  Read the whole piece if you don’t love … Continue reading

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There’s Very Little Time Left…

To enter to win.

Posted in Books, Luther

Did You Know That Zionism Is a Form of Racism, According to the United Nations?

On November 10, 1975, the General Assembly of the United Nations passed Resolution 3379, which declared Zionism a form of racism. And then After the vote, a lanky man with tousled hair stood to speak. He pronounced his words with … Continue reading

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The Best Systematic Theology Ever Produced, By a Lutheran

I’m serious when I say this- this volume by Schmid is THE BEST systematic theology ever produced (so far) by an Lutheran.  It’s fantastic.  It should still be required reading. The Doctrinal Theology of the Evangelical Lutheran Church produces a comprehensive … Continue reading

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It’s The Birth Anniversary (The Birth-iversary ©) of Martin Luther, Augustinian

No need, is there, to delve into all those nifty biographical details on the anniversary of Luther’s birth.  I’ll just let him say something for himself: Heretics are useful. We don’t realize how good it is for us to have … Continue reading

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