Daily Archives: 26 Nov 2016

Karl Barth Wasn’t Always A Very Careful Thinker

For instance, he completely missed the meaning of Melanchthon’s “hoc est Christum cognoscere beneficia eius cognoscere”. The only way Barth could assert what he asserted is if he wasn’t a clear thinker or understanding reader.  But Barth was not always … Continue reading

Posted in Melanchthon

Why Donald Trump’s Grandfather Was Driven out of Germany

Bottom line- he was a draft dodger and the German State had no interest in his presence.  It seems the apple doesn’t fall far from the proverbial tree does it.

Posted in Modern Culture

From Jesus to his First Followers: Continuity and Discontinuity

From Jesus to His First Followers examines to what extent early Christian groups were in continuity or discontinuity with respect to Jesus. Adriana Destro and Mauro Pesce concentrate on the transformation of religious practices. Their anthropological-historical analysis focuses on the … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical Studies Resources, Books

Katharina Luther

The film.

Posted in Church History

Quote of the Day

“God is not at the disposal of a seeing that is outside of God, for there is no outside of God. Thus, seeing God cannot be objective. Any seeing of God that would be interested only in the seeing would … Continue reading

Posted in Bultmann