Daily Archives: 27 Nov 2012

The Scathing Email Nick Crewes Sent His Children

This. Is. A. Doosey.  After reading it I can only thank God that my daughter has never disappointed me once.  I couldn’t be prouder of the person she is- a person much better than me. Here are snippets… Dear All … Continue reading

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Osteenism: The Heresy of the Day

Life isn’t about YOU.  It’s about YOU glorifying God.  Feckless heretic and pseudo-Christian, draping himself in the language of faith but teaching nothing but new age Oprah Winfrey-ism.

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Our Colloquium With Avraham Faust is Upon Us

Beginning Sunday, on the Biblical Studies List, Avraham Faust will join us for a colloquium scheduled for December 2-10. His book, recently published, Judah in the Neo-Babylonian Period, is available from SBL.  There’s still time to join the list so that you can take … Continue reading

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More ‘Mayan Apocalypse’ Nutbaggery: The ‘Noah’s Ark’ Edition

First, there won’t be any ‘apocalypse’ according to some putative reading of some old South American calendar.  I promise.  And second, if the world were going to end in 2012 God would have been merciful enough to do it BEFORE … Continue reading

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Jesus and the Twelve

via Reformierte Info

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Another Church That’s Lost the Plot: ἀνάθεμα ἔστω

Churches are always looking for new ways to reach out to people—especially men. Some houses of worship across the U.S. have ostensibly found the answer: Offer concealed-carry weapons training. The Daily has the details: In an effort to increase membership, a number … Continue reading

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The Most Depressing News I’ve Heard Today

Ref.ch bears the bad news: Drei von zehn Personen in der Stadt Zürich sind römisch-katholisch. Damit sind die Katholiken die grösste Glaubensgemeinschaft in der «Zwinglistadt». Die Zahl der Reformierten beträgt nur noch rund ein Viertel, wie Statistik Stadt Zürich am … Continue reading

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Our Reprobate Culture

The traditional first-day of Christmas shopping known as “Black Friday” has taken on an entirely different meaning for a South Florida Planned Parenthood clinic that offered special pricing on birth control and emergency contraception to women if they visited the … Continue reading

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A Newly Discovered Early Fragment of Romans

So according to Dan Wallace– At the Society of Biblical Literature’s annual conference in Chicago last week (17–20 Nov 2012), Grant Edwards and Nick Zola presented papers on a new papyrus fragment from Romans. They have dated it to the … Continue reading

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Le Donne and Others on ‘The Wife of Jesus’

On Dec 5th there will be a mini-conference on the ‘Wife of Jesus’ fragment and Le Donne has been… included alongside Coptic expert, Caroline Schroeder, and religious ethicist, George Randels. Hebrew Bible scholar, Joel Lohr, will preside and moderate. If … Continue reading

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