Daily Archives: 16 Mar 2017

The Rich Man Goes to Hell, The Poor Man Goes to Heaven

‘There was a rich man who used to dress in purple and fine linen and feast magnificently every day.  And at his gate there used to lie a poor man called Lazarus, covered with sores, who longed to fill himself with … Continue reading

Posted in Bible

Travel Can Be Perilous…

Just ask these hapless souls attacked by demons as Satan looks on… BnF, Français 2810, fol. 215r

Posted in Church History

Gerechtigkeit verstehen

Menschliches Leben kann sich nur dort zum Guten entfalten, wo auch Gerechtigkeit herrscht. Was aber ist Gerechtigkeit? Ganz selbstverständlich fordern wir Gerechtigkeit in allen Bereichen unseres Lebens. Um Gerechtigkeit aber auch zur Geltung zu bringen, ist eine grundsätzliche Verständigung darüber … Continue reading

Posted in Book of the Week, Book Review, Books, Bultmann

The Bee Stings the ‘Church Shoppers’

The Babylon Bee is here to help you whittle down the search with this checklist of essentials to look for in a potential church match, and hopefully get you plugged into a congregation sometime in the next decade or two. 1.) Anything … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

The Newest Volume of the ‘Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception’ Is Out

Details, and three free entries, available here.

Posted in Biblical Studies Resources, Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception

Our Forthcoming Volume is on the V&R Website!

Hooray!

Posted in Church History

Not Nearly As Much As They Need Hebrew and Greek, Though

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Quote of the Day

Man never attains to a true self-knowledge until he have previously contemplated the face of God, and come down after such contemplation to look into himself. For (such is our innate pride) we always seem to ourselves just, and upright, … Continue reading

Posted in Calvin

If You’re Going to Be a Pastor, Don’t Attend a Seminary That Doesn’t Offer or Require Hebrew and Greek

Annette Theis tweeted- “Ohne Sprachverständnis kein Verständnis von Texten, Bibel, Glaubensaussagen”.  She’s 100% correct.  And it has to be said, additionally, that Pastors who don’t know the biblical languages are robbing their congregations of a fuller understanding of Scripture and … Continue reading

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Digitised Hebrew Manuscripts at the British Library: Video Collection

This is worth checking out.  Especially this video. Video from the Hebrew Manuscripts Digitisation Project Conference held at the British Library on 21 November 2016. Miriam Lewis, HMDP Project Manager, British Library, delivers a presentation on ‘Overview of the Hebrew … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical Studies Resources

It’s Time To Remember St. Patrick

And no one does it better than the Lutherans (ironically).

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