Daily Archives: 13 May 2017

Fun Fact: ‘Mother’ Doesn’t Occur a Fourth as Much As ‘Father’ in the Bible

‘Mother’ – 240x ‘Father’ – 943x ‘Hell’ -32x ‘Heaven’ – 532x ‘God’ – 4394x ‘Sin’ – 446x ‘Man’ – 2081x ‘Woman’ – 395x You’re welcome.

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I Thought I Smelled The Stench of Sulphur

Oh, and if you ‘like’ Rob Bell I’m going to go ahead and defriend you.  Immediately.  And irretrievably.  Light can have no fellowship with darkness.

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Quote of the Day

To the godly the scripture is nothing dark at all, and the Lord’s will is altogether to have us understand it: thus, the scriptures ought always to be expounded. – Heinrich Bullinger

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The Latest Issue of Relegere…

Which also includes a review by yours truly.  Just keep scrolling to the bottom.

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St Mellitus Has Commissioned a Portrait of Chris Tilling

Because of his very substantive contributions to biblical studies in general and Pauline studies in particular.  And I think the portrait, which now adorns the entrance Hall, catches the true spirit of the man.  Congrats, Chris!  No one deserves this … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

If you substitute the first day of class and the last day with ‘Christmas’ and ‘Easter’ the Church looks the same way…

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Texts, Practices, and Groups. Multidisciplinary approaches to the history of Jesus’ followers in the first two centuries

Proceedings of the First Meeting of Bertinoro on Early Christianity (1-4 October, 2014). Within the contemporary renewal of the exegetical and historical research on Jesus and early Christianity, this book focuses on a wider knowledge of the social and cultural … Continue reading

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Quote of the Year

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