Daily Archives: 1 Aug 2016
Shaking her head in saddened disgust, newly-progressive Christian Jane Summers sits stunned, once again, staring at her screen after a Facebook argument, shocked at the “intolerance” of fellow Christians still perversely holding on to beliefs about issues like sex and gender … Continue reading
Trump’s op-ed for the Bee– Look, Evangelicals: I’m a businessman—a very, very successful businessman—and I got this way by making the greatest deals the world has ever known. I believe in speaking bluntly, as you know, so let’s cut to the … Continue reading
I hope you feel rightly excoriated. Go buy it or Calvin will keep glaring at you until you burst into flame. Buy the PDF’s from yours truly for a paltry $199 by clicking my PayPal Link. Calvin reading the Commentary, and … Continue reading
You can get one thin small volume from Logos– Or you could spend $199 and get a commentary on the ENTIRE BIBLE. I think you should do that. Sure, fine, do the free thing if you must but if you … Continue reading
But perhaps not…
By someone called Phil Long. It’s not as rubbish as some so I’m sure you’ll enjoy it.
A message on tithes and offerings at Maple Street Methodist Church received a surprisingly warm welcome Sunday as congregants responded by giving a full ten percent of their attention to the well-prepared sermon. “I’m impressed by their generosity,” Pastor Larry Williams told … Continue reading
Because you can’t be a cleric these days without risking your life. A priest was reportedly stabbed in his own home when he refused to give money to a man claiming to be an asylum seeker who had asked to use … Continue reading
This looks a gem– Exploring processes of religious change in early-modern Scotland, this collection of essays takes a long-term perspective to consider developments in belief, identity, church structures and the social context of religion from the late-fifteenth century through to … Continue reading
A lot of noteworthy birth-iversaries come around in August: Walther Eichrodt — 1890 — on August 1 Martin Noth — 1902 — on August 3 Sigmund Mowinckel — 1884 — on August 4 Ernst Axel Knauf — 1953 — on … Continue reading
To all in that glorious land- Schweizer Bundesfeier; Fête nationale Suisse; Festa nazionale svizzera; Fiasta naziunala Svizra.