Monthly Archives: July 2017
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Fans of celebrities barely bat an eye anymore at the drunken antics of superstars. Instead the public displays of carnality of the rich and famous are celebrated. Smiled at. Wink wink. Are we seeing this same blasé attitude in the … Continue reading
The latest Schattenwurf Zwinglis is up- Zum ersten Mal wurde der 1. August im Jahr 1891 zum nationalen Gedenktag der Schweiz, 1994 zum nationalen Freitag. Morgen debattieren Hundertausende beim Brunch auf unzähligen Bauernhöfen über Gott und die Welt. Huldrich Zwingli, … Continue reading
As staffers and cabinet members fled the White House while spontaneous fires broke out all over the crumbling building Monday, President Donald Trump reportedly reclined at the Oval Office desk and took to Twitter to confirm that “everything is fine.” … Continue reading
One of the most engaging books on Zwingli was written by the eminent, no, the pre-eminent scholar of Zwingli, Johann Melchior Schuler titled Huldreich Zwingli: Geschichte seiner Bildung zum Reformator des Vaterlandes and published January 1, 1818, on Zwingli’s birth … Continue reading
Originally posted on LXX Studies:
Canon and Codex. Surely, the alliteration indicates that these ideas are co-extensive, right? Depends on whom one asks. Armin Lange in the same article referenced here says: I have also referred repeatedly to the invention…
You’ll have to scroll down a bit but you’ll find it. Quite interesting if you’ve never taken the trip to the Ham home.
In catabaptistarum strophas elenchus was published by Zwingli on 31 July, 1527 and was translated into English in the early 20th century by S.M. Jackson and published in a very lovely little edition which, fortunately, is now in the public … Continue reading
And wrote, in a preface to a book by another that was being published, The Papists despair of their cause and have decided, in spite and in defiance of God, with full knowledge and intent, to do everything that is … Continue reading
Daniel Estrin tweets Exclusive: 5 Jerusalem antiquities dealers arrested in connection w/ sale of smuggled artifacts to Hobby Lobby, Israeli official tells @NPR.
Mark doesn’t, Matthew doesn’t, James doesn’t. The other Gospels use it very few times, the Catholic epistles as few. Paul uses it most. The interesting thing, as I think about it, is the fact that the worse a person is, … Continue reading
Via the instagram of Joel “The Methopapist” Watts-
Again, from Manu.
With thanks to my dear friend Manu Pfoh for sending this-
Personally, I’ll admit, I love his commentary on 2 Corinthians most, but I suppose it’s fair to say that his greatest commentary is the one on the Gospel of John. In many ways it has been surpassed but it continues … Continue reading
Bultmann was never ordained but he was frequently asked to preach and he was always active in the life of the Lutheran parish in Marburg. It was his task to stand at the door with the poor box and receive … Continue reading
So, along with being very friendly today, I’m also passing this along from our friends in Saxony- The picture was taken inside the Melanchthonhaus in Lutherstadt Wittenberg. The exhibtion “Philipp Melanchthon: Life – Work – Legacy” honours Martin Luther’s great … Continue reading
Rudolf Bultmann, the most important New Testament scholar in the history of Christianity, died on the 30th of July, 1976. Fundamentalists and the ignorant have demonized Bultmann as some sort of heretic but nothing could be further from the truth, … Continue reading
Bultmann’s most celebrated volume needs no introduction. No one unfamiliar with it since its first publication has ever studied the New Testament seriously. Pick up a copy if you don’t already have it.