Monthly Archives: July 2015
On the twitter, in reference to the Palestinian child burned to death by the ‘godly’ settlers, @Gabriel_Erbs tweets- “The terrorist settler were from Ma’ale Efraim, which is funded by Christian Friends of Israeli Communities, which is funded by John Hagee… … Continue reading
In order to receive treatment for pancreatic cancer. If you’re the praying sort please remember him and his family. Pancreatic cancer is extremely nasty.
It just keeps getting worse for the infant slaughterhouse. Or rather, more of their deceptive practices are coming to light.
Out RAGEOUS! Suspected Israeli settler attackers torched a Palestinian home in the occupied West Bank on Friday, killing an 18-month-old child and seriously injuring his parents and older brother in an act that Israel’s prime minister described as terrorism. The house … Continue reading
Talk about calling good, evil and evil, good… this Methodist guy has that down to an art: The United Methodist Church has been a subject of controversy for years as it supports legalized abortion within the context of supposedly being … Continue reading
A new parable of Jesus has been discovered in the Judean desert on a papyrus fragment! One day Jesus was teaching the multitudes and he said “Never compare yourself to someone else… Because whilst you are always going to find … Continue reading
Good movie. Not a great movie. Not the best movie so far this Summer. But worth seeing. At a matinee. At the discount price.
It has to do with allowing researchers the freedom to make use of materials and images held by the Zurich Central Library. Please, sign it. It won’t cost you a penny and it will insure that those responsible for these … Continue reading
A new volume has been published in the Refo500 Academic Series by V&R: On 19th October 1512, Martin Luther received his doctorate of theology under the chairmanship of Andreas Bodenstein of Karlstadt. Throughout his life, Luther remained tied to the Universityof … Continue reading
Here– and this time the ‘Doctor’ describes live births…. These ghouls need prison.
Thanks to our SOTS info guru Jonathan for posting this. That’s Prof. Barstad on the left. Our left, their right. With the tie. The dude. Anyway, there’s an e-book edition but I haven’t been able to track down a print … Continue reading
Via Jim Aitken on the Facebook- and a source of a day’s worth of smilings.
With Appreciation To Emily Varner for a Copy of the Zondervan NIV Study Bible (50th Anniversary Edition)
It arrived today. Should you wish to know all about it, Biblegateway has loads of info including videos. Thanks again, Emily.
Michael Kok writes in Bible and Interpretation: Many scholars of Christian origins infer that the Christian understanding of Christ (i.e. Christology) evolved in the first century CE from a human who was exalted to heavenly glory to a divine being … Continue reading
Of the beginning of his struggle against the papacy, Luther notes, I was occasionally accused of being excessively mordant and inconsiderate on account of that overconfidence with which I was inflamed. Is there such a thing as OVERconfidence?
Back in college (last century) our Preaching Prof told us If you want to have a long and happy pastoral ministry there’s only one thing you need to know: People will treat you like God. When asked what he meant … Continue reading
To be sure, peer review has a role to play in academic biblical studies- but blind trust in the process is both foolhardy and – to be charitable- kind of stupid. Peer reviewers aren’t perfect. They operate with their own … Continue reading
Stefan Schorch has another great essay in Verkündigung und Forschung– Der Samaritanische Pentateuch in der Geschichte des hebräischen Bibeltextes. Der Pentateuch der Samaritaner erfreut sich in den letzten Jahren einer zuneh-menden wissenschaftlichen Aufmerksamkeit. Dieses neu gewonnene Interessegeht v.a. auf die Erkenntnisse … Continue reading