Daily Archives: 13 Aug 2016

Der Durchbruch zur Reformation nach dem Zeugnis Ulrich Zwinglis vom Jahre 1523

From Zwingliana, Vol 17, p. 97ff- which concludes thusly: Wir können darum schließen, daß für die «Reformation» bzw. das «Reformatorische» neben der theologischen Repräsentation der communio fidelium auch die Stellungnahme gegen die communio sacramentorum konstitutiv ist. Weil Zwingli in der historischen Rückschau erkannte, daß … Continue reading

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10 Surefire Ways to Encourage Your Pastor

Having enjoyed all 10 of these in my own 40 years of preaching, I can assure you, they really are ‘encouraging’! The lofty expectations and burdensome demands upon the pastor of a local church can be overwhelming at times. Here … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

Bloggers and Their Vans

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That One Time I Thought Bonhoeffer Was Right About Something…

Is this one: In some respects stupidity is worse than evil.

Posted in I really dislike Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Individual Volumes of THE Commentary are now Available

The Commentary is comprised of 42 individual volumes and all together are available in electronic format for $199.  But not everyone is interested in every book of the Bible so after having received a number of requests for individual volumes … Continue reading

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Contra The Absurdity of Origen-ian/Barthian Universalism

To borrow a phrase from Luther’s hymn- ‘one little word shall fell them’ God’s righteousness stands like the mountains. He who withstands God must shatter himself upon God. This is the meaning of God’s wrath. Because God’s will is absolute obedience He therefore … Continue reading

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A Recent Volume of Interest: GELD, KRIEG UND MACHT – Pensionsherren, Söldner und eidgenössische Politik in den Mailänderkriegen 1494–1516

This was referenced in the Companion to the Swiss Reformation and I thought I’d pass along word of it (as I had not heard of it before but it examines a tremendously interesting topic). Die eidgenössischen Orte als Söldnerlieferanten und … Continue reading

Posted in Church History