Daily Archives: 9 Jan 2013

Quote of the Day

Hierumb, gnädige wyse herren, wellend mich umb gotzwillen vor gantzer gemeind verantwurt haben und, hatt es fuog, ouch disen brief vor gantzer gemeind vorlesen lassen; dann ich by gott, der üns alle erlöst hatt, sag, das ir mir uss miner … Continue reading

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If You Love Soccer and Live Anywhere Near Penn State… Or Anywhere in the Universe, This Announcement is for You

Via Christian Brady on the twitter- Children aged 6-12 are invited to join Penn State’s Men’s and Women’s soccer teams and coaches for a special clinic to honor Mack Brady. The event is free but donations are encouraged and will … Continue reading

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Dan Harlow and John J. Collins: Describing their New Book

Early Judaism, by Daniel Harlow and John J. Collins.

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Users of Wikipedia Need This Schoolmaster

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It’s Not 2103, But Greenberg’s Essay in Bible and Interpretation is Still Forward Looking

Give it a read-

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Being ‘Spiritual’ But not ‘Religious’ Can Lead to Mental Illness

Can being spiritual but not religious lead to mental health issues? The answer is yes, according to a recent study. The study, published in the January edition of the British Journal of Psychiatry, says spiritual but not religious people, as … Continue reading

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Fun Facts from Church History

Adrian VI., the Dutch Pope, entered on his office on the 9th of January, 1522, just as Reform in Zurich was getting up to speed. Known to him was the independent stand taken by Zurich, [so] he wrote to the … Continue reading

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On The Anniversary of Emil Egli’s Birth

I bet you’ve never heard of him, but Emil Egli was a brilliant historian.  Born on the 9th of December, 1848, he … was a Swiss church historian. He studied theology, was ordained in 1870, and served in several villages … Continue reading

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Amos Kloner’s Essay on Talpiot

Prof. Kloner has kindly sent along his 27 page report published by Bar Ilan University on the Talpiot tomb for which I thank him.  It’s in Hebrew but for non readers it also includes an English abstract- Burial Cave 1050 … Continue reading

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