Daily Archives: 22 Feb 2017

Dilly Of the Year Winner

Maybe of the decade. Anyway, ‘Phil’, here’s your well deserved award.  Wear it proudly.

Posted in Dilettante, Dilly the Dilettante Award, Pentebabbleism, Pentebabbleists, pseudo-christianity, pseudo-scholarship, pseudo-theology

Nope- I just Don’t Have Any Interest In  A Book About An Apostate

Posted in Heresy and Heretics, Modern Culture

Quote of the Day

THE fellowship which we experience with Christ through faith is not an objective permanent fact, but the gift of God which becomes a reality for us solely through the power of the Holy Spirit operative in response to our faith. … Continue reading

Posted in Theology

From Jesus to his First Followers: Continuity and Discontinuity

Brill have sent a review copy of this new volume: 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 … Continue reading

Posted in Book Review, Books

The Penalty for Plagiarism Is About To Get Deservedly Harsh

University students could be fined or handed criminal records for plagiarised essays, new proposals suggest. Good. University students who buy essays online face fines and a criminal record under plans to punish plagiarism being considered by the government. For the … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

Bible Gateway’s Whitewashed Bonhoeffer

Well to be accurate, actually he was part of a plot to murder Hitler.  A bit different than the quite benign ‘resisting Hitler’ bit above.   I.e., he wasn’t an innocent martyr but a man taking part in a plan to … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

Sausage in Zurich

Sausages are getting a bit of press this Reformation year… Fleischliche Gelüste in die Nähe von religiösen Gepflogenheiten zu bringen, ist ein heikles Unterfangen. Geht es aber um die Wurst, dann machen Christen eine Ausnahme. Die Katholiken greifen am Schüblig-Ziischtig, … Continue reading

Posted in Church History, Zwingli