Daily Archives: 9 Mar 2017

Dinner and the Evening Session

Were fantastic!

Posted in Conferences

Dear Emergents- Calvin Has Something to Say to You

It must be regarded as a fixed principle that all modes of worship devised by man are detestable. The infatuation is placed in a still stronger light by the Psalmist (Psalm 115:8), when he shows how aid is implored from … Continue reading

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The Schedule

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Getting Oriented

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I’m at A Conference…

On the Reformation.  At the quite lovely Union University.  With its lovely new library.  And its collection of works related to Zwingli. Yes.  That’s the extent. 😳 ☹️

Posted in Modern Culture

Quote of the Day

»Willst du gerne fasten, dann tue es! Willst du dabei auf Fleisch verzichten, dann iss auch kein Fleisch! Lass mir aber dabei dem Christen die freie Wahl!« –  Huldrych Zwingli

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Doctoral Position in Hebrew Bible / Old Testament- The University of Basel

The Faculty of Theology at the University of Basel, Switzerland, invites applications for a doctoral position in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament (Prof. Dr. Sonja Ammann) to commence August 1, 2017. The position is initially limited to one year but will be … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

A Commentary Sale For the Anniversary of the Beginning of the Zwinglian Reformation

In honor of the outbreak of the Reformation in Zurich, The Commentary is on sale for the very low price of $75 (the regular price is $199).  Yes, you read that correctly, you can obtain a commentary on the entire … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical Studies Resources, Books, Commentary

How Reform Began in Zurich

Reform began slowly but surely, first with worship. Lent was abandoned as a man made tradition in 1522 and by 1523 the Mass itself was replaced with ‘The Lord’s Supper’. Silver ‘Mass utensils’, cups, and bowls were replaced with common … Continue reading

Posted in Church History, Zwingli

That Sausage

When Zwingli permitted the consumption of sausages by Froschauer and his co-workers it was a revolutionary and shocking act akin to someone today burning a flag.  It was a watershed moment in the history of Christianity, overturning centuries of practice … Continue reading

Posted in Church History

Today With Zwingli: I’m Not Eating Sausage, But If You Want To, It’s Fine…

On 9 March, 1522 the printer Froschauer and his assistants had dinner.  What they had blew a hole in Catholic practice and caused a stir in Zurich the repercussions of which would be felt all across Europe.  They had sausage. … Continue reading

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