Daily Archives: 17 Mar 2017

This Week’s Dilly Winner

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Sad News: Manfred Hoffmann Has Died

I hope you’re familiar with his work.  He’s contributed substantially to the disciplines of Church history and Historical theology. Professor Emeritus of Church History and Historical Theology Manfred Hoffmann passed away on March 15, 2017. Charles D. ‘Ted’ Hackett, professor … Continue reading

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“It is therefore essentially ungodly to be hostile toward learning and knowledge.” –Abraham Kuyper

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The Whole World…

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You’ve Seen ‘BBC Interview Dad Interrupted’ – Now Watch What a Mom Would Do

I love this more than words can say.  Indeed, I am of the view that many dads out there would act just as this mom has.

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Something New…

See the ‘page’ list above and click on ‘Hebrew and Greek Tutoring’ for something new.

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The Bee Stings the St Paddy Boozers

Reports from around the country Friday indicated that celebrations in honor of Christian missionary Saint Patrick consisted primarily of consuming large amounts of alcohol in order to get “totally plastered.” Partygoers around the nation and world declared their deep level … Continue reading

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Father Ted, My Favorite Irish Priest

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Irish Humor

Whats the difference between an irish wedding and an irish wake? One less drunk at the wake. (Told from as an Irishman from family of 13)- Matthew Dowd

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Quote of the Day

For 8 years, when we’d be at a bad point, President Obama would remind us “We’re better than this.” Last November our fellow citizens responded with “No we’re not”. – Ralph Keen #Truth

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Conference Announcement: University of Nottingham

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Call For Papers: Reformation on the Record

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When Asked What he Was Reading, Donald Trump Said…

I don’t think he has ever read a book.

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Ask Your Pastor, Biblical Studies Professor, or Theology Professor to Read This…

ἐν ἀρχῇ ἐποίησεν ὁ θεὸς τὸν οὐρανὸν καὶ τὴν γῆν. And this ‎ בְּרֵאשִׁ֖ית בָּרָ֣א אֱלֹהִ֑ים אֵ֥ת הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וְאֵ֥ת הָאָֽרֶץ׃ And if they can’t, get a new one.

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St Patrick’s Autobiography

17 March is St Patrick’s Day, when the people of Ireland and those of Irish descent around the world celebrate the feast day of this famous saint. Patrick is one of the patron saints of Ireland and certainly the most celebrated! … Continue reading

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Happy St Patrick’s Day- Enjoy This Video

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The Forgotten Books of the Bible

If you’re in Hong Kong-

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#ICYMI – On Keeping Your Books: An Observation

NPR’s Fresh Air had the most delightful author – Penelope Lively – on in March 2014.  She was asked, in the course of the interview, why she kept all her books (she has a large collection) when it is unlikely … Continue reading

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