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Archive for May 28th, 2017

A Question For The Parents of Kids on Teams

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

Written by Jim

28 May 2017 at 6:22 pm

Posted in Modern Culture

St Jerome’s Open Letter to Donald J. Trump

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

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28 May 2017 at 4:23 pm

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Worst Analogy Ever

“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

Written by Jim

28 May 2017 at 8:21 am

Posted in Modern Culture

Quote of the Day

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

Written by Jim

28 May 2017 at 7:20 am

Posted in Modern Culture

The Perfect PhD Dissertation Outline

Students, take note.



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28 May 2017 at 7:18 am

Posted in Modern Culture

Various Thoughts on Wright’s ‘Paul and the Faithfulness of God’

“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’.

Written by Jim

28 May 2017 at 7:17 am