Daily Archives: 15 Jul 2017

‘Doing’ Theology

‪Theology is more than talking about God. It’s thinking about God WITH the church in its life and faith and then describing the results.‬  Any dimwit can talk about God but that doesn’t mean they are doing theology any more … Continue reading

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I’m Going to Go Ahead and Say, Nope

Saw this tweet, so of course I was curious- having never heard of the person – So I googled- and landed on his home page, where he advertises his latest album- Parental advisory? Nope, not the 21st century’s greatest theologian … Continue reading

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Zwingli in the Berlin Cathedral

Thanks, John!

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Conservatism Has To Change Before It Loses its Soul, Heart, and Mind (If it Hasn’t Already)

If Republicans do not wish to repeat the mistakes of the German conservatives of the 1930s, they had better find their courage – and their conservatism – fast And the rest.

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Signs of the Times: My Favorite Priest

Ever. via Mike Acidri

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Signs of the Times

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Lest You Forget

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Testament of Moses

Originally posted on Reading Acts:
The first few fragmentary verses set the context for the testament.  Moses called Joshua and commanded him to go forth in the strength of the Lord. Moses tells Joshua he was prepared by the Lord…

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The Bible Doesn’t Call it a Whale

This is what happens when people who don’t read the Bible talk about or write about the Bible- Earliest mosaic of Jonah and the whale found in Galilee synagogue Nope. Unprecedented depictions of the biblical Jonah and the whale have … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

Trump’s actual advisers…

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The End of the Leipzig Disputation

July 15, 1519 was the last day of the Leipzig Disputation.  Schaff remarks Luther himself was greatly dissatisfied, and regarded the disputation as a mere waste of time. He made, however, a deep impression upon younger men, and many students … Continue reading

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A Most Interesting Passage From Heinrich Bullinger on the Bondage of Sin

Now we come to the second part of bondage. The spiritual bondage hath a certain likeness to the bodily servitude. For Adam by his own fault became a bondman; and we of him are all born bondmen He was once … Continue reading

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