Daily Archives: 29 May 2017

Oh Martin, Your Amusing Hubris…

„Das ist mein Glaube, denn also glauben alle rechten Christen“ – Martin Luther Prat.

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R-City Guide

The Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches launches “R-City Guide,” a free app featuring interactive tours in ten key locations of the Swiss Reformation. The app is now available for free at the App Store and Google Play. More here.  And yes, … Continue reading

Posted in Church History

Famous Theologians And Their Thoughts on the Commentary

Following are some of the things that they’re saying about the Commentary* which you can acquire for yourself in electronic form for just $199 by clicking my PayPal Link.  And you should.  Today. NT Wright:  “Jim who’s commentary?” Michael Bird: “Every … Continue reading

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Why So Called Christian Supporters of Trump Have a Lot to Answer For

“Trump was the gateway candidate. When Republicans allowed themselves to accept and support him in spite of his glaring flaws and his life lived in opposition to the values they once professed and insisted upon, they moved themselves into another … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

Quote of the Day

The Church’s endless banal attempts to be “relevant” are, arguably, in fact the decisive evidence that we have lost our trust in the faith once delivered to the Saints. We have been seduced by a secular pseudo-Gospel. – James Harding

Posted in Modern Culture

The Bee Stings the ‘It All Just Happened by Accident’ Evolvers

An enlightened, freethinking NPC on a lightly modded Minecraft server announced Monday that he denies the existence of Notch and the team at Mojang, explaining that he doesn’t see any evidence of design in the clearly designed game world around … Continue reading

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Marriage by Capture in the Book of Judges

The newest volume of the Society for Old Testament Study Monograph Series has been published: Marriage by Capture in the Book of Judges: An Anthropological Approach.

Posted in Bible, Biblical Studies Resources, Books

Signs of the Times

Via R. Joseph Hoffmann

Posted in Modern Culture

How Can You Tell the Difference Between A Song of Worship and A Pail of Word Vomit?

Here’s how: via Facebook

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Barth The Wrong

Of Barth’s doctrine of election – and particularly of Barth’s notion that Jesus is ‘the elect man’ Brunner writes No special proof is required to show that the Bible contains no such doctrine, nor that no theory of this kind has … Continue reading

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Textual Decisions in the New ‘Tyndale House Greek New Testament’

A textual apparatus is useful as a quick summary of the evidence at a particular location and also to raise questions as to unexpected manuscript combinations or readings. However, by its very nature, an apparatus presents the evidence in an … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical Studies Resources, Books

Memorial Day

I hope your day is pleasant and I hope that one day we will all beat our swords into plows and our spears into pruning hooks and our guns into paperweights and that we learn war no more and consequently … Continue reading

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