Daily Archives: 29 Aug 2016

Where in the World is Chris Tilling Now?

South Carolina.  Under arrest.  For stealing his favorite candy whilst naked.  This would never have happened if he hadn’t started rooming at SBL with Doug Campbell….

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Luther For the Dinner Table

Taken as a whole, we Christians are just like the natural human body, which, so long as it is on earth, is never entirely pure, neither internally nor externally. Inwardly it is impure, for there it is full of mucus, … Continue reading

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It’s Been A Week Since NT Wright’s Last Bilge Spewed From the (Author)Ship’s Bowels…

And his sycophants were beginning to worry that he had experienced writer’s block.  Not to worry, dear sycos.  He’s got another bucketful on its way to your dinner bowl… It’s due to be released on James Crossley’s birthday.  And the … Continue reading

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You Don’t Have to Be ‘At Church’ Every Time the Door Is Open… But Do You Realize What You’re Missing When You Aren’t?

Because when you’re absent, you miss more than you gain.  Like Thomas.  The Gospel of John relates this exchange on the day Jesus rose from the dead after he appeared to the 10 (Judas was dead and Thomas was absent): … Continue reading

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The Bee Stings The Stand Up Sermonizer

Or more precisely, the parson who babbles on about his views instead of preaching Scripture. BATTLE CREEK, MI—Boldly taking up Scripture’s charge to preach the truth, shepherd his flock, and contend for the faith that was once for all delivered … Continue reading

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Work in Finland

The Faculty of Theology (http://www.helsinki.fi/teol/tdk/english/) at the University of Helsinki is a non-denominational academic community. The Faculty educates experts in religious traditions, worldviews and values. Our mission is to offer best scholarly expertise in historical, conceptual, and cultural issues related … Continue reading

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Emil Brunner’s Rejection of the Heresy of Universalism

“The Word of Christ is for us the word of decision, which, so far as we believe, gives us salvation, and, precisely because it summons us to this decision, forbids us to believe in a deliverance which awaits us, or anyone else outside the … Continue reading

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The August Carnival Arrives in Just a Few Days

So look for it to post at 12:01 a.m. on 1 September.  You’re not going to want to miss it.

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