Daily Archives: 15 Feb 2017

Tomorrow…

You’ll see.  It’s big.

Posted in Modern Culture

Boy you Don’t Find that Kind of ‘Exegetical Expertise’ Just Anywhere Do you….

That’s a gift right there.  Human wisdom didn’t reveal that to her……..

Posted in mockery, Modern Culture, pseudo-christianity, pseudo-scholarship

And You Definitely Should

Here.  It’s almost as good a translation as the Zurich Bible of 1531.  Almost.  Not quite, but almost.

Posted in Bible, Luther

Luther’s Last Sermon

February 15, 1546: Martin Luther preaches what will be his last sermon. The text was Matthew 11: 25-30: “At that time Jesus answered and said, ‘I thank You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things … Continue reading

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If You’re in Oxford or Oxfordshire…

A talk with discussion on the complex relationship of science and faith given by Prof Alister McGrath, Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion (Oxford). This talk is a part of the termly series ‘Merton Conversations in Faith and Culture’, … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture, Theology

Fun Facts from Church History: The Reburial of Peter Martyr Vermigli’s Wife

Did you know that Reginald Pole, erstwhile friend of Peter Martyr Vermigli, actually had Vermigli’s wife exhumed so her body could be tossed on a pile of dung (as a show of contempt) for the good woman’s Reformation views?  Well … Continue reading

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Call For Papers: Northern Reformations

What did the protestant reformations look like in the north of Europe in comparison with other parts of Europe? How did the cultural, political and economic consequences of the religious change affect the relationship between Scandinavia, the British Isles and … Continue reading

Posted in Church History, Conferences, Reformation

Melanchthon: On God

You’ll hardly find a better description of God anywhere: “God is a spiritual essence, intelligent, eternal, true, good, pure, just, merciful, most free, of vast power and wisdom, the eternal Father who begat the Son, his own image, from eternity, … Continue reading

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Several of Martin Hengel’s Works are on Sale from JCB Mohr

MARTIN HENGEL / ANNA MARIA SCHWEMER Jesus und das Judentum [A History of Early Christianity. Volume I: Jesus and Judaism.] 2007. XXIV, 749 pages. 109.00 € Now 49.00 € cloth ISBN 978-3-16-149359-1 » Published in German. The first volume of … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical Studies Resources, Books

It’s Very Clear Now…

That the Electoral College is not only outdated and useless but is actually a real and present danger to our democracy.  It must be eliminated so that agents of foreign states and persons beholden to foreign powers are never elected … Continue reading

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