Daily Archives: 28 Apr 2017

The Publisher and I Have Had A Chat…

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

Posted in Biblical Studies Resources, Books, Commentary

There’s a Thad in Every Class

SHORT IMAGINED MONOLOGUES THAD, THE WORST STUDENT IN YOUR INTRO CLASS, HAS SOMETHING TO SAY RJ HAPPEL Enjoy.

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You Can’t Watch This Without Tears Streaming Down Your Face

Posted in Modern Culture

The Best Rendition of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony Ever

Posted in Modern Culture

A Forthcoming Volume You’ll Want to Read

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

Posted in Archaeology, Books

La Réforme sur Léman Bleu

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

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The Difference Between Real Evangelism and Fake Convert Making

The great commission isn’t about ‘reaching people’ it’s about making disciples. Real evangelism makes disciples, not mere converts.‬

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Something New in Bible and Interpretation

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

Posted in Archaeology, Bible and Interpretation

Thanks a Lot, Pope Franky

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

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Three New Volumes from V&R

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

Posted in Books, Church History

Calvin’s Deathbed Farewell Speech to the Ministers of Geneva

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

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Die Anliegen des Schweizer Reformators Huldrych Zwingli – Wie weit werden sie heute noch ernst genommen?

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