Daily Archives: 1 Apr 2017

Emory University Law School Announces – McDonald conference celebrates 500th anniversary of Protestant Reformation

The fourth in the McDonald Distinguished Scholar Lectures series celebrates the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation with a two-day international conference on April 3 and 4 at Cannon Chapel.  The conference is convened by the Center for the Study … Continue reading

Posted in Church History, Conferences, Reformation

Lecture Announcement

Professor David J Chalcraft Department of Sociology, Liverpool John Moores University, UK “Moving Through Texts: The Rituals of Reading and the Sociology of Mobility” Making use of perspectives from the sociology of mobility–the study of the movement of ideas, goods … Continue reading

Posted in Conferences

Quote of the Day

Those who are a prey to obstinate hypocrisy can never be persuaded by the most skillful argument to confess what they really feel and have in their hearts. Yet the more persistently they refuse, the more certainly are they understood … Continue reading

Posted in Zwingli

Signs of the Times

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Signs of the Times

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They’ve Found Luther’s Hammer!

Posted in Humor

Biblical Studies Carnival – March 2017

Originally posted on Reading Acts:
? Jonathan Robinson has posted his “Mad as a March Hare” version of the Biblical studies carnival at  ξἐνος. He has hosted twice before,  2012 April Fools and 2010 Oktoberfest, but this is his best work yet.…

Posted in Modern Culture

Once More, to All The Folk Having Fits Because Some Men Are Careful About the Company They Keep

I had a friend in North Carolina who was a pastor. A couple of his deacons weren’t fond of him but the majority of church folk loved him. The two deacons hatched a plot to get rid of him. They … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

Dear Jerome…

Tell us more about your life as a learner- In my younger days I was carried away with a great passion for learning, yet I was not like some presumptuous enough to teach myself. At Antioch I frequently listened to … Continue reading

Posted in Jerome