Daily Archives: 1 Feb 2017

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Quote of the Day

There may be the remains of external devotion where there is nothing but the ruins of real virtue. –  Matthew Henry

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Warning Signs of Fascism

From the Holocaust Museum-

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Quote of the Day

“How great is the presumption and security of the world! Whoever thinks he’s something dares to scoff at Christ and lift his foot against him. It’ll get even worse; epicureanism will make great headway. For contempt of the Word, which … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Isn’t The Leader of the Free World

Angela Merkel is.  Here’s why. The US President isn’t motivated by protecting liberal democracy or freedom, his sole ideology is Trumpism: corporate autocracy with a populist facade. And he surrounds himself with white nationalists even more hostile to liberal democracy … Continue reading

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Want a Copy? Win a Copy of “History, Politics and the Bible from the Iron Age to the Media Age”

UPDATE:  And the winner is…. Jason!  Email me your address, J. The volume of essays Crossley and I edited is now available for your reading pleasure. As biblical studies becomes increasingly fragmented, this collection of essays brings together a number … Continue reading

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The World Council of Reformed Churches Responds to Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Executive Order

A CALL TO PRAYER AND ACTION FOR REFUGEES Is not this the fast that I choose: to loose the bonds of injustice, to undo the thongs of the yoke, to let the oppressed go free, and to break every yoke? … Continue reading

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Fun Facts from Church History: The Landgrave of Hesse Held Zwingli’s View of the Supper

And at the conclusion of the Marburg Colloquy, after the participants left because of the outbreak of a minor plague in Marburg, the Landgrave wrote Zwingli in February and confirmed his agreement with the Zuricher on all points.  As Jackson … Continue reading

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