Daily Archives: 2 Mar 2017

The Pope Thinks Giving Beggars Money for Booze Is Cool

Not the Onion. Auch Obdachlosen, die jeden Cent in Alkohol investieren, sollte man nach Aussage von Papst Franziskus Almosen nicht verweigern. Wenn ein Schluck Wein das einzige Glück sei, das sie im Leben hätten, “dann ist auch das gut”, sagte … Continue reading

Posted in Total Depravity

Luther on Lent

This declaration and judgment must be firmly grasped, for it is powerful and overthrows with forcefulness all teaching, custom, and mode of life that distinguishes between foods. It liberates all consciences from all laws concerning food and drink. So it … Continue reading

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NT Wright: Marcionite

Wright’s view of God aligns perfectly with Marcion and completely opposite of the Prophets and the Gospels themselves.

Posted in Heresy and Heretics, pseudo-christianity, pseudo-theology

Prof. Dr. Irene Dingel in der BMZ Speyer zum Thema Reformation

Frau Prof. Dr. Irene Dingel, Kirchenhistorikerin und Direktorin des Leibniz-Instituts für Europäische Geschichte, Abteilung für Abendländische Religionsgeschichte, Mainz, spricht am Dienstag, 14. März 2017, 19 Uhr, Roßmarktstraße 4, Speyer, über das Thema “Im Umbruch der Zeiten – Was ist das … Continue reading

Posted in Church History, Conferences

The Bee Stings The Angry Atheists Who Think They ‘Know’ The Bible

When making the case that the God of the Bible is a bloodthirsty, vengeful deity, prolific internet atheist Ryan Devi is reportedly still citing “The Book of Revelations” on his website, podcast, and YouTube channel. “I’ve studied the Bible deeply, … Continue reading

Posted in mockery, Modern Culture, War On Atheism

I Don’t Know How I Missed This: “A Companion to Paul in the Reformation”

The reception and interpretation of the writings of St Paul in the early modern period forms the subject of this volume, from late medieval Paulinism and the beginnings of humanist biblical scholarship and interpretation, through the ways that theologians of … Continue reading

Posted in Church History

Unio cum Christo

The latest Issue of Unio cum Christo (Vol. 3:1) on LUTHER AND THE REFORMATION includes articles by Carl Trueman, Robert Kolb, Peter Lillback, Michael Haykin, Frances Luttikhuizen, Hans Schwarz, Yanick Imbert, Greg Beale, and an Interview with William Edgar.  Subscribe … Continue reading

Posted in Journals

A Companion to the Eucharist in the Reformation

Worth reading this Lent– By the end of the fifteenth century, the Eucharist had come to encompass theology, liturgy, art, architecture, and music. In the sixteenth century, each of these dimensions was questioned, challenged, rethought, as western European Christians divided … Continue reading

Posted in Church History

Fun Facts From Church History: The Publication of Erasmus’ Greek New Testament and Zwingli

You may not know this, but Erasmus’ edition of the GNT appeared on the 2nd of March, 1516.  Zwingli made a copy, by hand of course, of the Letters of Paul that same year.  Interestingly, and significantly, those marginal notes … Continue reading

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