Monthly Archives: August 2016
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FEBRUARY 16 Thursday at 5.30 pm at Cox Auditorium David L. Dungan Memorial Lecture • Professor Dale Martin, Yale University “Sexual(Im)morality in Early Christianity”
The following will never be something you overhear at Walmart for reasons that are obvious to everyone: 10 year old girl1: Mommy, I have cheerleader2 practice tonight at 6. Mom: You can’t make it tonight honey, we have something else … Continue reading
Don’t you hate it when modern American journalists take an attitude of superiority towards ancient cultures and peoples and accuse them of ‘strangeness’ only because they neither live in ancient times nor understand ancient cultures but instead want to superimpose … Continue reading
Want to know what I’m incredibly tired of? Christians speaking out against felony home invasion. I’ll never understand why self-described “followers of Christ” feel so comfortable rallying around a topic that Jesus never even mentioned. Can you name one single time Jesus specifically addressed this … Continue reading
Karl Barth has been charged with teaching Universalism. When he denies this he is not altogether wrong. He knows too much about the not particularly illustrious theologians who have taught this doctrine of Apokatastasis in Christian history to be willing to allow himself to be … Continue reading
You can get a copy of the booklet here.
After a parishioner at Riptide Church pointed out Sunday that Pastor Jake Huber’s sermon wandered outside the bounds of orthodoxy and seemed to contradict several of the key points of the church’s statement of faith, the pastor expressed disbelief that … Continue reading
This one will strike you as doubly dilettantish. Because… a lawyer is claiming a polygamous Mormon is missing and may have been a victim of the ‘rapture’… and a journalist labels belief in the ‘rapture’ a ‘Christian belief’ without any … Continue reading
By What Authority Are You Doing These Things? A Brief History of the Bible in English Political Discourse from Margaret Thatcher to Jeremy Corbyn This article looks at how the Bible has been understood and constructed in English political discourse … Continue reading
Who knew. Anyway- this appears in the syllabus of a biblical studies course at a Papist institution: Can you think of a better endorsement? I can’t!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
When people ask me which commentary series I recommend, I point them to these: The books can be obtained by the usual route or, you can just buy the PDF’s from yours truly for a paltry $199 by clicking my PayPal … Continue reading
Instead, it is, as it always has been, in the hands of God its Lord. The Millennials may have no place in their lives for anything beyond self, but they will parent a generation which finds their parent’s selfishness simultaneously … Continue reading
And removed the tweet. But he should know, once the toothpaste is out of the tube, it can’t be put back in. His tweet is a moral failure and a black pastor should know better than to post racist rubbish.
‘On Providence’ and Other Essays The Latin works and the correspondence of Huldreich Zwingli : together with selections from his German works (vol 3) The Latin works and the correspondence of Huldreich Zwingli : together with selections from his German works … Continue reading
H. Zwingli wrote a brief letter to Philipp of Hesse on the 30th of August, 1530, informing him that the requested publication of the sermon on Providence Zwingli had preached at Marburg and which Philipp appreciated so much was printed … Continue reading