Daily Archives: 25 Jun 2015
And he has some thoughts on the assembly- In appearance and words you simulate modesty, but you are so swollen with haughtiness, arrogance, pride, malice, villainy, rashness, superciliousness, ignorance, and stupidity that there is nothing to surpass you. You are … Continue reading
A friend writes Man, you are sure taking a beating over on the “unofficial” SBL FB page. Which only proves the points I earlier made that Non-scholars have no business pretending to belong to scholarly societies. They are incapable of … Continue reading
Because that makes sense… if, and only if, you live in bizarroland where doctors are cowhands and cowhands are doctors and no one who has any sense at all is elected to anything. I don’t know if the Governor knows … Continue reading
ἀλλὰ ἀπειπάμεθα τὰ κρυπτὰ τῆς αἰσχύνης, μὴ περιπατοῦντες ἐν πανουργίᾳ μηδὲ δολοῦντες τὸν λόγον τοῦ θεοῦ, ἀλλὰ τῇ φανερώσει τῆς ἀληθείας συνιστάνοντες ἑαυτοὺς πρὸς πᾶσαν συνείδησιν ἀνθρώπων ἐνώπιον τοῦ θεοῦ. εἰ δὲ καὶ ἔστιν κεκαλυμμένον τὸ εὐαγγέλιον ἡμῶν, ἐν τοῖς … Continue reading
Deutsche Welle has this great piece which is stuffed with great art like this:
Christ is the life, salvation, and light, or that which giveth light to the church, the supreme governor of the faithful, who both can and will always be present to the whole congregation of saints, of all ages, and dispersed … Continue reading
So, what to do when one is the victim of falsehood? Huldrych Zwingli was no stranger to being the victim of falsehoods hurled. So, after enduring a good bit of it in the middle of 1524 he wrote, on June … Continue reading
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Human law never trumps Gospel truth. And the Supreme Court is not the supreme authority.
Then, we can celebrate St Jerome- the greatest of all the saints (until Zwingli). Of him Augustine said “What is unknown to Jerome is not known to any mortal”. True dat, Augustine. Anyway- I’m just counting the days till we … Continue reading
Erasmus was a great man and a gifted thinker but morally he was a coward. He was, to put it bluntly, fearful of conflict with power. As a result, he never stood up to any form of power, even when … Continue reading
NTS has posted the present issue and you can access the whole thing for free. And the whole issue is devoted to the debunked forgery called ‘the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife’. Get it while you can. Thanks to Richard Goode … Continue reading
Bobby K. of Hendrickson has sent a copy of Codex Sinaiticus: New Perspectives on the Ancient Biblical Manuscript. It’s available in the UK from the British Museum but won’t be available here in the States until September. The table of contents … Continue reading
And I think they’re going to as well. Early Monday morning, the Supreme Court refused to stay a federal judge’s order invalidating Alabama’s ban on same-sex marriage. In doing so, the justices immediately set up a constitutional crisis between the … Continue reading
Via Refo500 Houston Baptist University announces a wonderful exhibition and a fascinating conference both related to the 500th anniversary of Erasmus’ edition of the New Testament in 2016. Exhibition: “Renaissance of the Bible; 500th Anniversary of Erasmus’ Greek text, the … Continue reading