Monthly Archives: April 2017
The letter which was delivered to the Oetenbach convent on September 30, 1527, changed Anna Adlischwyler’s life for ever. The author was Heinrich Bullinger, a priest and friend of Swiss reformer Huldrych Zwingli. “You and you alone fill my thoughts,” … Continue reading
Henry IV, King of France, issued the Edict of Nantes on the 30th of April, 1598 After he came to power, he did not forget his Protestant former co-religionists. The Edict of Nantes, which he promulgated in 1598, though it … Continue reading
If you have a chance to go to this, go. Medieval documents from the Cairo Genizah are now on display in an exhibit at the Cambridge University Library called “Discarded History: The Genizah of Medieval Cairo.” Many of the texts, which reveal the … Continue reading
April 29, 1911– Gottfried W. Locher was born. His contributions to the field of Reformation studies were so influential that when he was honored with a Festschrift, it took two volumes to house all the essays that were requested. Indeed, … Continue reading
When God formed man out of slime, and through the grace of His own inspiration gave him a soul, had that soul previously existed and subsisted which was afterwards bestowed by the inspiration of God, and where was it? or … Continue reading
And I’m going to move forward to finish the remainder of the Apocryphal books for the ‘Person in the Pew’ series. Having already done Sirach, Wisdom of Solomon, and 1-2 Maccabees, I’ll do Baruch and The Letter of Jeremiah and … Continue reading
SHORT IMAGINED MONOLOGUES THAD, THE WORST STUDENT IN YOUR INTRO CLASS, HAS SOMETHING TO SAY RJ HAPPEL Enjoy.
The Old Testament in Archaeology and History, Edited by Jennie Ebeling, J. Edward Wright, Mark Elliott and Paul V. M. Flesher One hundred and fifty years of sustained archaeological investigation has yielded a more complete picture of the ancient Near … Continue reading
A l’occasion du Jubilé des 500 ans de la Réforme, la chaîne Léman Bleu a effectué une série de reportage sur cet événement majeur qui a remodelé la société: son histoire, ses grandes figures, le Mur des Réformateurs si connu … Continue reading
The great commission isn’t about ‘reaching people’ it’s about making disciples. Real evangelism makes disciples, not mere converts.
What Do Old, Dirty, Broken Pieces Of Pottery Have To Do With The Bible? Robbing tombs is illegal. Most of the “museum pieces” found in Israel are rather homely and plain. Yes, you will dig up hundreds of potsherds if … Continue reading
A Solemn High Requiem Mass was held Thursday at St. Martura Church in downtown Cincinnati for the Spirit of Vatican II, aged 52. After suffering a progressively debilitating illness for the last ten years of its life as a new … Continue reading
In the »Reformed Historical Theology« series: »Richard Hooker and Reformed Orthodoxy«: For more than forty years now there has been a steady stream of interest in Richard Hooker. This volume contains essays investigating key loci of Richard Hooker’s theology in comparison and … Continue reading
Spoken on 28 April, 1564- “ ‘Brethren, after I am dead, persist in this work, and be not dispirited; for the Lord will save this Republic and Church from the threats of the enemy. Let dissension be far away from you, … Continue reading
Die Anliegen des Schweizer Reformators Huldrych Zwingli – Wie weit werden sie heute noch ernst genommen?
Local woman Cheyenne Phillips displayed a masterful balancing act in alternating profanity and praise on Facebook Thursday, according to sources. Ms. Phillips, 32, had just come home from her moms group when she decided to share with her followers an amusing image … Continue reading
60 is not far off. Confirming its commitment to celebrating inclusivity, Target announced in a blog post Thursday that it will now grant a 10% senior discount to any person who self-identifies as age 60 or older. It’s yet another bold … Continue reading
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