Daily Archives: 29 Nov 2012

The U.N. Vote Map-ified

Via Ha’aretz on Facebook- click to enlarge

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Elad and The Manipulation of Facts in Silwan

An interesting essay today over on Art Info which contains this usefully instructive paragraph which so nicely encapsulates what Elad is all about: A 2006 report by Ir Amim, a left-wing advocacy group focused on Jerusalem, described one instance in … Continue reading

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Let Me Be Perfectly Clear About This

Since I’ve already gotten a bit of ‘hate mail’ because of the previous post: 1- I love Israel, and I love my Israeli friends. 2- I think the use of terror to harass and torment them by Hamas is evil. … Continue reading

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The World Votes in Favor of Peace for the Palestinians and the Israelis…

Except for 9 nations which voted against it: 9 nations voted “no” to #UN Palestine bid: US, Israel, Canada, Czech Rep, Nauru, Palau, Panama, Marshall Islands, Micronesia. That’s some company you keep, U.S. of A….  We’ve linked arms with Panama and Palau… … Continue reading

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So, Something Else to Love About Logos 5

While working with the LXX I discovered something of an anomaly, which I mentioned here.  Rick Brannan read the post and commented- Ken’s got it right. “LXXALT” represents the alternate versions of texts in Rahlfs; Isaiah has no separate alternate … Continue reading

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Milligan Beware: A Marriage To Emmanuel Christian Seminary May Result in Muzzled Faculty

Bob Cargill notes Confirming two items that I’ve mentioned on this blog over the past month (here and here), Emmanuel Christian Seminary President, Dr. Michael Sweeney, confirmed via two separate emails sent to all Emmanuel students the following two items: Emmanuel is … Continue reading

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Emidio Campi’s Obituary of Alfred Schindler

With heartfelt thanks to Prof. Campi for sending along this newly revised edition: Nachruf Alfred Schindler (31. Dezember 1934 – 19. November 2012) Prof. Dr. Alfred Schindler verstarb im 78. Altersjahr. Alfred Schindler, ein international anerkannter Augustin-Spezialist, der sich auch … Continue reading

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Are you In Lichtenstein? You’ll Want to Attend This Lecture

Woher stammt der Satz “Ecclesia semper reformanda”  (= die immer der Reform bedürftige Kirche)? Eine historische Spurensuche, by Prof. Dr.Dr. hc. Emidio Campi, Emeritierter Professor für Kirchen- und Dogmengeschichte Theologische Fakultät der Universität Zürich. Go to the link for time and place.

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Are You In Bergamo, Italy? If So, Or Nearby, Heads Up

This lecture series concludes Saturday with the inestimable Emidio Campi holding forth on Heinrich Bullinger: La Riforma nella città di Zurigo Huldrych Zwingli, Pier Martire Vermigli, Heinrich Bullinger novembre – dicembre 2012 Zurigo, la principale città svizzera, conta 385.000 abitanti. … Continue reading

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Originally posted on XKV8R: The Official Blog of Robert R. Cargill, Ph.D.:
I received the following letter from Dr. Ronald Hendel at the University of California, Berkeley, which I am posting below. I have added Dr. Hendel’s letter…

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Zwingli and Others on Harlots and Harlotry

Is it not a disgraceful thing to sleep with a woman and next morning hold mass? Answer: Can one not also do that if he has stayed with a harlot? If we had not conscience otherwise than that we so … Continue reading

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This Is What Happens When Catholics Become the Majority of a City like Zurich

The other day I lamented the tragic fact that in Zurich Catholics now outnumber the Reformed.  What does it mean?  Stuff like this! The Swiss city of Zurich is to open drive-in sex boxes in an attempt to rid the … Continue reading

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Lawrence Schiffman on the Book of Jubilees

Larry has been doing a fascinating series on Eruv and today he posts on the subject in connection with the Book of Jubilees. So far we have seen that the prohibition on carrying from domain to domain is widespread in … Continue reading

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Some New Photos of Emil Brunner

The awesome folk at TVZ have sent along, because I simply asked them to, some photos of Brunner I had not seen previously, from publication dust-jackets from back in the day when TVZ was known as the Zwingli Verlag and … Continue reading

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What Kind of Reprobate Mocks a Disabled 10 Year Old? A 43 Year Old Man in Ohio

An Ohio man faces one month of jail time for teasing and taunting a 1o-year-old girl with cerebral palsy after a video of the incident went viral.  On Nov. 27, Judge John A. Poulos of the Canton Municipal Court sentenced … Continue reading

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The U.S. Is Nearly Alone in its Opposition to Palestinian Participation in the U.N…

Demonstrating the power of the Israeli lobby (which holds Washington hostage to an anti-Palestinian ideology that is out of step with the rest of the civilized world). Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestinian people are enjoying sweeping support … Continue reading

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On The Anniversary of Helmer Ringgren’s Birth

Helmer Ringgren was born on the 29th of November, 1917.    As was noted when he died just a few months ago… “He died on Monday, 26th March, at 94 years of age. The chief mourners are his three daughters … Continue reading

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James Crossley at the Sheffield 65th Anniversary

At Sheffield James Crossley will be talking at the HRI tonight as part of our 65th Anniversary Lecture Series!   “Ideologues, Not Disinterested Scholars”: Biblical Scholarship between Sheffield, Israel and Palestine’  Free entry, all welcome, 6.30pm, Humanities Research Institute at The … Continue reading

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What Happens When Santa Gets an Incomprehensible Letter

via Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht on FB

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