Daily Archives: 16 May 2016

What Does Loren Crow Think of The Commentary?

This- [People need the] Bible in one hand, yes; near the other hand, within easy reach, one needs a newspaper, a pipe … the entire Migne Greek and Latin Patrology, and, of course, Jim West’s commentaries. I couldn’t have said … Continue reading

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Mike Webb… We’ve All Left Tabs Open That Embarrass Us…

Sure, we aren’t all running for office… but still…. I thought you should realize that all of us have skeletons on our tabs.  Here’s mine.  Again, I’m so ashamed… (but not as a ashamed as you should be…)(Politicians… they’re just … Continue reading

Posted in mockery, Modern Culture

1 Samuel as Christian Scripture

Eerdman’s have sent a copy of this volume for review in the Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament.  Consequently, my review will appear there rather than here. I mention it here nonetheless because I think it amazingly helpful for any … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical Studies Resources, Books, Modern Culture | 3 Comments

The Conditions Under Which Imprecations May Be Uttered

We are not to pronounce an imprecation on our enemies, except, first, they are God’s enemies; and, secondly, except we disregard ourselves, and plead not our own cause, but, on the contrary, undertake the cause of public safety, having laid … Continue reading

Posted in Calvin, Modern Culture

Nadia Bolz-Weber Turns Pentecost Sunday into a Farce…

And shows how much more important it is to be theatrical (in her mind anyway) than to be substantive.  Because nothing says Pentecost like confetti shot from confetti guns… Τοῦτο δὲ γίνωσκε, ὅτι ἐν ἐσχάταις ἡμέραις ἐνστήσονται καιροὶ χαλεποί.  ἔσονται … Continue reading

Posted in Heresy and Heretics, Modern Culture, pseudo-christianity, pseudo-theology | 1 Comment

One of Princeton’s Brightest Minds SLAMS ‘Transgenderism’

“There are few superstitious beliefs as absurd as the idea that a woman can be trapped in a man’s body & vv,” he wrote. “But in the Age of Feeling …” Read the who and the where here.  And follow … Continue reading

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Dear High School Grads Across America…

Pat yourselves on the back, my preciousesssesssssss-

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12 Second Piety

The Bee stings… again.

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Call For Submissions

The upcoming Avignonian Biblical Studies Carnival is looking for the best and brightest posts of the Month of May.  Send them along!

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My Present Mood Is…

I’m in a super foul mood.  So I’m not talking to anyone today.  Not for my sake.  For theirs.

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Holy Hand Grenades, Batman…

This story makes me unusually sad. The proud dome of the Franciscan chapel is pockmarked with bullet holes and the windows which once looked over the spot of Jesus Christ’s baptism were broken long ago.   Metal gates that used to … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture, Total Depravity | 2 Comments

Baseball Really Is America’s Favorite Past-time

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Zwingli Can’t Go to Baden

In 1525 the project of the disputation was revived. The Bishop of Constance chose Baden as the place. Zwingli declared his willingness, if necessary, to go to Schaffhausen or St. Gall, but the city Great Council refused him permission to … Continue reading

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