Daily Archives: 23 Dec 2013

Quote of 2013

Totalitarianism is something much more momentous than any form of government. It is the “state-izing” of the whole of human existence, the lordship of the state over man, body and soul, whatever its governmental form. The totalitarian state is essentially … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture | 1 Comment

This Made Me Laugh

Via our local weather guy on the twitter-

Posted in Modern Culture

Very Sad News: Ernest Nicholson Has Died

Viv Rowett writes Sadly, I have been told of the death of Ernest Nicholson on Sunday 22nd December after some time being ill. This is quite sad as he was a lovely man and a gracious soul and a fine … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture | 1 Comment

What is the Bible?

Holy Scripture is not the object of faith, but the means by which God creates faith – not a faith in the Bible, but a faith in the God who is revealed in the Bible. – Alister McGrath summarizing the … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture | 1 Comment

No, Phil Robertson is Not John the Baptist

No.  Just no.

Posted in Modern Culture

Psalm 2 From the Genevan Psalter

Merry Christmas to you!

Posted in Modern Culture

Remembering Emil Brunner on His Birth-iversary

The lovely Barbara Schenck has the remembrance. Give it a look.

Posted in Modern Culture

Quote of the Day

Darwin’s evolutionary theory is notoriously prone to metaphysical inflation, thus ceasing to be a provisional scientific theory and becoming instead a worldview. Brunner’s approach to theology was well adapted to engaging Darwinism in this more developed sense, exposing its metaphysical … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

Fox News…. Home of the Blondes

via

Posted in Modern Culture | 1 Comment

And The Angels Told The Shepherds…

via

Posted in Modern Culture

Happy ‘Bolsec, Get out of Geneva’ Day!

In consequence of his unwillingness to see things properly, i.e., Calvin’s way (the biblically and theologically correct way), Jerome Bolsec was ordered out of town. But to be fair, the man was a lunatic, and a bit of a pervert. … Continue reading

Posted in Church History

The Paradox of Christmas

Our friends at reformiert-info note… Ein paar der Paradoxien seien kurz genannt: – Die Geburt Jesu Christi ist wahrlich nicht das höchste Fest im Kirchenjahr, aber wir machen das größte Brimborium darum. Im Deutschen können wir sogar sagen: es weihnachtet. … Continue reading

Posted in Theology | 1 Comment