Monthly Archives: June 2017
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
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
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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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
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
Writing is addictive. Once you’ve published something you literally cannot stop writing, and publishing. #randomness
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
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
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
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
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
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
Because profanity is the only tool the weak minded have for forceful self expression.
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
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.”
Americans should have the same health insurance that the Congress has.
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