Why don’t Christian parents with kids on sports teams just say no when the team schedules a game for Sunday morning? Anyone?
This essay is worth reading. Additionally, what’s said here can and also should be said of the TV church.
Paul lies covered with worthless dust, but will rise again to glory; over you are raised costly tombs, but both you and your wealth are doomed to the burning. Have a care, I pray you, at least have a care for the riches you love. Why are even the grave-clothes of your dead made of gold? Why does not your vaunting cease even amid mourning and tears? Cannot the carcasses of rich men decay except in silk? – St Jerome
“For Paul, holiness is a venereal disease passed on from one spouse to the other.” – Richard B. Hays on 1 Cor. 7:14
Via Mike Skinner
The advantages of a university or academical education will never be despised except by him who never enjoyed them, or who affects to be superior to their necessity. – William Orme
Students, take note.
“Wright’s portrait of Paul …is basically designed by the wishes of dogmatic concerns and constraints. … Luke … would be disappointed” – Becker
“PFG is not a modest book, and its author is not modest either” – Schliesser
Wright’s portrayal of the ‘old perspective’ is problematic and partly misleading. – Schliesser
“Wright lacks a precise understanding of the event of atonement…” – Stuhlmacher
“Wright is more interested in the general correctness of his reconstruction than in philological details”. – Stuhlmacher
All From ‘God and the Faithfulness of Paul’.