Daily Archives: 1 Jun 2017

Psalms for Our Time: Or, Psalms Your Pastor Will Never Mention

You are not a God who takes pleasure in evil, no sinner can be your guest. Boasters cannot stand their ground under your gaze. You hate evil-doers,  liars you destroy; the violent and deceitful Yahweh detests. (Ps. 5:4-6 NJB) Break the … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“There is now no pardon, but it is the time of extreme vengeance, for they have too long abused God’s forbearance, who has borne with them, kindly and even sweetly exhorted them to repent, and testified that he would be … Continue reading

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Is a national disgrace.

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Tracking Down a Facsimile of Luther’s 1522 September Testament

And one has been discovered, and ordered, here.  When it arrives I’ll have in my collection Luther’s 1534 2 volume edition, the 1541 edition, and the earliest, the 1522 New Testament translated at the Wartburg.  Hooray.

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It’s Time For an Uprising!

It’s time for biblical scholars to start showing up at workplaces and telling people how to do their jobs. If they’re ‘experts’ at our job then by jiminy we’re experts at theirs.

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“To make intercessions for men is the most powerful and practical way in which we can express our love for them.”—John Calvin That’s the header quote.  Enjoy the essay by Dawn Moore here.

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For Your Reading Pleasure

Mohr has some new works that may interest you guys (gals, people, undecided, and indeterminate)- Frick, Peter Understanding Bonhoeffer In this volume, Peter Frick attempts to answer the question of how to understand Bonhoeffer. By examining different aspects of his … Continue reading

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The Logos ‘Free Book of the Month’ For June


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The Two Gifts Karl Barth Treasured Most

A random fact about Karl Barth with which you may or may not be familiar- but of all the gifts he was ever given he treasured most the Weimar Ausgabe of Luther’s Works (and that was an amazing gift indeed … Continue reading

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This is What Happens…

When you don’t grasp the difference between literal and metaphorical in scripture.  Because when you’re a literalistic sexualizing hammer everything looks like an abusive sexualized nail.

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The June Avignonian Carnival of ‘May Biblical Studies End of the Academic Year’ Goodness

The month of May saw the publication of a variety of Biblical Studies related posts across the spectrum of the Biblioblogging / Biblical Studies Kingdom.  Readers will find in what follows the best of the lot.*  If it’s here, it’s … Continue reading

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