Daily Archives: 9 Feb 2017

Namibia Trolls Trump

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Quote of 2016-17

@MichaelRWear – It’s telling that there are some more concerned with protesting the mosque down the street than the strip club next door. For. The. Win.

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Metaxas Claims His Bonhoeffer Bio is Completely True. Actual Bonhoeffer Scholars Can’t Stop Laughing

Eric Metaxas lives in a curious space among those who admire and study German pastor and martyr Dietrich Bonhoeffer. In one universe dominated by evangelicals outside of academia, Metaxas is viewed as a Bonhoeffer scholar. In another dominated by academics … Continue reading

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Kiriath Jearim Will Finally Be Excavated

By Finkelstein and Römer no less! The Shmunis Family Excavations at Kiriath Jearim‘s first season kicks off in August under the aegis of Tel Aviv University’s Israel Finkelstein and Christophe Nicolle and Thomas Römer of College de France. “The place … Continue reading

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A Lecture by Martti Nissinen

Posted in Biblical Studies Resources

Minerva Center Conference Announcement

Via Aren Maeir- The planned schedule for the 2nd Annual Meeting of the Minerva Center for the Relations between Israel and Aram in Biblical Times (RIAB), which will be held on March 1-3, 2017, at Bar-Ilan University and the Hebrew … Continue reading

Posted in Archaeology


Unterstützen Sie die Produktion des Zwingli-Filmes 2018 soll ein Film über Ulrich Zwingli und die Reformation in die Schweizer Kinos kommen. Das Drehen historischer Filme ist aufwendig und die Finanzierung ein schwieriges Unterfangen. Aus diesem Grund wurde der Zwingli-Film-Freundeskreis ins … Continue reading

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Frieden und Reformation

Frieden und Reformation Dürfen Christen zur Waffe greifen, wenn Frieden und Sicherheit bedroht sind? Schon zur Zeit der Reformation stritt man sich über diese Frage. Heute stellt sie sich sowohl im Hinblick auf globale Konflikte als auch bezüglich der inneren … Continue reading

Posted in Church History

Reformation Books

The catalog is here.

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500 Jahre Reformation – Rückblicke und Ausblicke

Im Jahre 2017 wird europaweit der Anfänge der Reformation vor 500 Jahren gedacht. Luthers Thesen gegen den Ablass, im Herbst 1517 publiziert, gaben den Anstoss zu einer Bewegung von schwer zu überschätzender Wirkung. Im Kern christlich-«religiös» motiviert, wurde die Reformation … Continue reading

Posted in Church History

Reformation Thursday

Good God … what a lot of trouble there is in marriage! Adam has made a mess of our nature. Think of all the squabbles Adam and Eve must have had in the course of their nine hundred years. Eve … Continue reading

Posted in Church History, Luther

Does the Matthean Jesus really love his enemies – talk by Lloyd Pietersen

Originally posted on Newman Research Centre for the Bible and its Reception:
It is a real joy to have Lloyd Pietersen with us once again. This time he will be speaking at the Humanities Research Group Seminar Series for the Newman…

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The Heart of the Matter: Luther’s Concept of Reformation

The Heart of the Matter: Luther’s Concept of Reformation will be the theme of the lecture by Herman J. Selderhuis, March 15 in Philadelphia.The Gaffin Lecture on Theology, Culture, and Missions is a lecture in biblical or systematic theology to … Continue reading

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Conference 2017: The Bible in Politics

Originally posted on Harnessing Chaos:
The next conference to be hosted by the Centre for the Social-Scientific Study of the Bible, St Mary’s University is… The topics will be broad ranging and will involve critical analyses of uses of the…

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A Genuine Pooling of Ignorance Bible Study, For Just $699

Bell and Evans…. and Wright…. and the rest.  What a farcical assemblage of exegetical dilettantism.  And all for just $699 early registration.  HarperCollins is clearly willing to sell any rubbish.

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Quote of the Day

Da sprach er zu allen: Wer mir folgen will, der verleugne sich selbst und nehme sein Kreuz auf sich täglich und folge mir nach. Denn wer sein Leben erhalten will, der wird es verlieren; wer aber sein Leben verliert um … Continue reading

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Today With Luther

From the Table Talk, recorded on 9 February, 1533- The issue in the controversy over the papacy is that the pope boasts that he’s the head of the church and condemns all who don’t live under his power, for he … Continue reading

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Fun Facts From Church History: The Genevan Elections After the Expulsion of Calvin

On February 9, 1539, the general assembly of the people having to elect the syndics of the year, not one of the citizens who had played a part in the expulsion of Calvin and his friends was chosen.* Payback by … Continue reading

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The Horrifying Truth

‪The horrifying truth- Trump is President because a lot of Americans think and act like him. Christian nation? Ha. There’s nothing Christian about him or many citizens of the Country.‬

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