Daily Archives: 6 Jul 2017

News From Ming Hua Theological College

We are delighted to inform you that the partnership of our College with Charles Sturt University Australia (CSU) to roll out accredited degree programmes in Bachelor of Theology and Master of Theology has received formal approval from the Education Bureau … Continue reading

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New in Bible and Interpretation

Probably the most important essay you’ll read this week:  and maybe this month- Hebrew or Not?: Reviewing the Linguistic Claims of Douglas Petrovich’s The World’s Oldest Alphabet. Enjoy.

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A Simple Truth Too Many Academics Forget, to their Own Harm

You can have the truth, and the facts on your side; but if you alienate your audience through arrogance, you will NEVER win them over.

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Why Would The Pope Be Upset By A Cocaine Fueled Gay Orgy in the Vatican?

I thought he was all about openness and acceptance… Vatican police have raided a cardinal’s apartment where a drug-fuelled homosexual orgy was taking place. Police entered an apartment at the former palace of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the … Continue reading

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Tolerance is a One Way Street

At least as practiced by the radical left. A pastor who leads a Christian ministry that vowed to ban anyone who posts the rainbow flag emoji to its Facebook page says LGBT activists have inundated his inbox, mailbox and phone … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“Office reveals the man.” – Luther

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The Illicit Antiquities Trade Has Been a Problem For a Very Long Time…

So the question seems necessary: why are Moss/Baden suddenly interested in the sales of antiquities now and only and exclusively in relation to Hobby Lobby?  Where were they and where was their concern 5 or 10 years ago?  And why, … Continue reading

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Best. Idea. For. A. Service. Ever.

Faith Life Church revealed Thursday the unprecedented popularity of their newly launched “introvert service,” a church service where believers averse to social situations can come and worship the Lord without ever having to talk to anyone else. Taking place after … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

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Coming In October…

From the Editor in Chief- this news: 18. Oktober 2017 ist die Präsentation des ersten Bandes der neuen historisch-kritischen Melanchthon-Edition geplant. The volume is on the DeGruyter website– Philipp Melanchthon: Opera Omnia: Opera Philosophica 2.2 Principal Writings on Rhetoric.

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The Letters of Jan Hus

Read them, online, in English, for free, here.  And among them is this gem- Hus’s final declaration- written 1 July.  5 days before his death. I, John Hus, in hope a priest of Jesus Christ, fearing to offend God, and … Continue reading

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The Burning of Jan Hus

1415: On July 6, Jan Hus is condemned as a heretic and then burned at the stake. After John Wycliffe, Jan (John) Hus is considered the first Church reformer, as he lived before Luther, Calvin and Zwingli. Hus was a … Continue reading

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The Ashes of Hus

NZZ has a great essay on Hus today- and it includes this fun-

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Luther’s Opera Omnia

Via Karla Apperloo Antiquarian Set: Opera Omnia Martin Luther Antiquarian De Roo has acquired an exquisite bookset: “Des Theuren Mannes Gottes, D. Martin Luthers Sämtliche Theils von Ihm selbst Deutsch verfertigte, theils aus dessen Lateinischen ins Deutsche übersetzte Schriften und … Continue reading

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