Monthly Archives: January 2017
Welche Rolle spielten Frauen während der Reformation? Was bedeutete es für Katharina Schütz Zell oder Idelette de Bure, «Gefährten im Dienst» zu sein? Und inwiefern war Margarete Blarer aus Konstanz eine Ausnahmeerscheinung? Zum 500-Jahr-Jubiläum der Reformation haben Autorinnen und Autoren … Continue reading
If this isn’t your America, you aren’t really an American.
Once upon a time, if you had a problem with something the President was doing, you could call up the White House’s public comments line and complain to a staffer about it. Whether or not that grievance got heard is … Continue reading
If your theology doesn’t drive you to oppose evil, your theology is useless and you’re a useless theologian. #GoSellInsuranceOrUsedCars
Explaining that he wanted to be prepared for any unforeseen outcome, local Donald Trump supporter Fred McGuire, 52, said Tuesday that he has a few backup scapegoats ready to go in case the president’s planned aggressive policing and monitoring policies … Continue reading
Sirs, Put simply, your vote for DeVos is a vote for ignorance, incompetence, and unintelligence. You pandered to a wealthy contributor and in essence you did nothing but sell your votes, and the American educational system. I have had ample … Continue reading
Photos of the Synod that met at Barmen follow. See this page for the photos and for a lot of information on the Conference where Christians stood against tyranny. Let those with ears, hear.
Find out here all there is to find out about this brilliant theologian and, because brilliant, foe of Nazism. Dibelius schließt sich der bekennenden Kirche an, die sich 1934 in der Barmer Theologischen Erklärung unmissverständlich von der falschen Lehre der … Continue reading
If Trump wants to ban those who can be radicalised by extremists, then he should start with anyone who voted for him. #muslimban – HRH Prince Charles
To all civil servants and military personnel: you have the right, as a government employee, to refuse to obey unlawful orders. Donald J. Trump has issued an unlawful order. Ignore it. Ignore all of them whenever they come and no … Continue reading
Originally posted on Roberta Mazza:
Perpetuating stereotypes. Jan Syka Nero at Baiae, c. 1900 (photo by M0tty, Wikimediacommons) ? I have enough. I am an immigrant. I have already to endure Brexit, so I am sorry but I cannot possibly…
Melanchthon’s library: via our Saxon friends on FB
Simply replace Germany with America and make the other necessary changes mutatis mutandis and this is the Confession our time desperately needs. The Barmen Declaration Theological Declaration of Barmen May 1934 An appeal to the Evangelical congregations and Christians in … Continue reading
New in Bible and Interpretation from Thomas Thompson. This essay is written in direct response to Jeffrey Morrow’s article and should be read with Morrow’s paper in hand. The first section of my response, in its attempt to deal with … Continue reading
Last November I ordered a second copy of the Lutherbibel 2017. The German Bible Society received the order, and the payment, and shipped the Bible on 23 December. Unfortunately they sent it by DHL, which says it has been handed … Continue reading
But if you really amend your behaviour and your actions, if you really treat one another fairly, if you do not exploit the stranger, the orphan and the widow, if you do not shed innocent blood in this place and if … Continue reading
Dozeman is excellent. And this looks tremendous. The Pentateuch is the heart of the Hebrew Bible and the foundational document of Judaism. It is also the focus of tremendous scholarly debate regarding the complex history of its composition. This history … Continue reading
Christian Moser writes Interested readers may view the Table of Contents as well as the abstracts at http://www.zwingliana.ch/index.php/zwa/issue/current. At the same time Zwingliana 40 (2013) went online in full text and can be accessed at http://www.zwingliana.ch/index.php/zwa/issue/view/212.
Why? Because 2 in 5 Churches Will Adjust Activities for Super Bowl Sunday. Almost a quarter of pastors (24%) say they change things to include watching the game. Another 12 percent adjust their Sunday night plans in other ways. Only … Continue reading