Why don’t Christian parents with kids on sports teams just say no when the team schedules a game for Sunday morning? Anyone?
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’.