Daily Archives: 15 Jun 2017

Turnitin isn’t the Benevolent Tool You’ve Been Led to Believe

A funny thing happened on the way to academic integrity. Plagiarism detection software (PDS), like Turnitin, has seized control of student intellectual property. While students who use Turnitin are discouraged from copying other work, the company itself can strip mine … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

We All Do

i just want a country where affording health care is easy and getting shot in the street is hard why is that so much to ask? Greg Green

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Ark Dogs…

Via the twitter and Richard Bartholomew- Williamstown, KY: see Ken Ham’s Noah’s Ark theme park and eat the Arkdog, “2/3 of a cubit of hot dog goodness!” 

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Call For Submissions

The Official Carnival will appear here on 1 July, so if you see interesting biblical studies posts between now and the end of the month, send them along.  It’s going to be hot!

Posted in Biblical Studies Carnival

When Reformers Disagree

This week’s RefoThursday post starts out with two quotes- “Farewell to those who want an entirely pure and purified church. This is plainly wanting no church at all.”—Martin Luther “[T]he church which is outwardly without spot and blemish”—Menno Simons Read … Continue reading

Posted in Church History

Zwingli’s Mentor- Thomas Wyttenbach

Wyttenbach was born at Biel, or Bienne, sixty miles west by south of Zurich, in 1472, and died there in 1526. In 1496 he was matriculated at Tuebingen, made M.A. there in 1500. In Basel he lectured from 1505 to … Continue reading

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Rise Up, Bull in the Vineyard!

From our Saxon friends- 1520: On June 15, Leo X. issued the bull Exsurge Domine (“Arise O Lord”), which charged that 41 sentences in Luther’s various writings were “heretical, scandalous, offensive to pious ears,” though it did not specify which … Continue reading

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