Monthly Archives: June 2017

Signs of the Times

Truth

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On Translating: Jerome

Horace too, an acute and learned writer, in his Art of Poetry gives the same advice to the skilled translator:— And care not thou with over anxious thought To render word for word. Terence has translated Menander; Plautus and Cæcilius … Continue reading

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Glaube

Mohr Siebeck sent this volume (encyclopedia really) for review some time back and I’ve finally worked through the massive work.  My review will post tomorrow.  But take note, it will assert that there’s a bit good, a bit bad, and … Continue reading

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Calvin Knew Something The Emergents, the Seeker Sensitives, and the Mega-Churches Will Never Know…

Those who are strong only in fervor and sharpness, but are not fortified with solid doctrine, weary themselves in their vigorous efforts, make a great noise, rave, [and] make no headway because they build without a foundation.  — John Calvin

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Please Remember, There’s Just a Week Left…

Before the June Carnival goes live.  Send in those submissions!    Join these bloggers in the  Carnival Hall of Fame!

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The Pope Writes Zwingli: And Zwingli Responds to the Bearer of the Letter

Pope Adrian wrote Zwingli on 23 January, 1523- “Adrian, Pope, the sixth [of the name], to his dear son salutations and the Apostolical benediction: We send the venerable brother Ennius, Bishop of Verulam, our domestic prelate and Nuncio of the … Continue reading

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Basel 1516: Erasmus’ Edition of the New Testament

The authors of this very useful new book are Kaspar von Greyerz/Silvana Seidel Menchi/Martin Wallraff It contains the following: Preface The Novum Instrumentum 1516 and its Philological Background Mark Vessey: Basel 1514: Erasmus’ Critical Turn – Erika Rummel: Biblical Humanism … Continue reading

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Writing: An Observation

‪Writing is addictive. Once you’ve published something you literally cannot stop writing, and publishing. #randomness ‬

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Proof Edits

We’re at the proof editing stage of this beauty- bit.ly/2mUojC7, and V&R is a pleasure to work with as are all of our contributors.  What a smart bunch of gifted writers.   Finally, I have to say, Jon Balserak is the … Continue reading

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That Carrier Plant Trump ‘Saved’? Yeah, It’s Moving to Mexico

Carrier, the heating and air-conditioning manufacturer, is laying off more than 600 employees from its Indianapolis plant next month, the same plant Trump vowed to keep on American soil, per CNBC. Those manufacturing jobs will go to Mexico, where labor … Continue reading

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No

Gaga can sing but she is as far from a theologian as I am from a singer.  Furthermore, many of her views are contrary to the teaching of historic Christianity.  This event is nothing but an attempt by the ‘Church’ … Continue reading

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Quote of the Weekend

Woe to him that is alone. David was alone when Satan drew him to defile his neighbor’s wife. While the sheep flock together they are safe, as being under the shepherd’s eye. But if one straggle from the rest, it … Continue reading

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The Latest Defense Fad For Rapists: Blame Bullying…

A former Vanderbilt football player charged with raping an unconscious female student in a dorm room in June 2013 was pressured and bullied into participating, his lawyer contended in the opening of his trial Monday. In opening statements, defense attorney Katie … Continue reading

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Not Even Close…

This is why the Fathers are, on the whole, completely useless- A certain monk asked St. Anthony the Great, “What must I do to be saved?” The elder answered him, “Don’t trust in your own righteousness, don’t worry about what’s … Continue reading

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Why Do Some People Swear So Much?

Because profanity is the only tool the weak minded have for forceful self expression.‬

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Generally It’s the People Going to Hell Who Say ‘Only God can Judge Me’

Sources at the USCCB confirmed today that notorious womanizer and overall prick Brody Kakedelis, who once attended St. Thomas More Academy, will most likely end up in hell, despite a new tattoo he has on his forearm reading, “Only God … Continue reading

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This Is Precisely Why!

This is precisely why every theologian should be actively denouncing evil- “Silence in the face of evil is itself evil . . . Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.”

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America…

Americans should have the same health insurance that the Congress has.

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Quartz Hill’s Redesigned Website

Is fantastic!  Take a look!

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The Pat Graham Festschrift

Get the volume here.

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