Daily Archives: 3 Aug 2017

George Athas is In Berlin…

And he has snapped a couple of photos I am unashamedly kipping-

Posted in Zwingli

The Bible Museum Has Some High Profile Defenders

Alex Joffe, an archaeologist and historian, said scholars “loathe the Greens, because they are evangelicals and because they are antiquities collectors, in that order. … The real targets are their conceptions of their faith, the Bible and America.” Joffe, who … Continue reading

Posted in Archaeology

Livestreaming the Dead Sea Scrolls Session At SBL International

This is cool (though take note, the time listed is Berlin local time- 6 hours ahead of US Eastern Time) – For those unable to join us at International SBL in Berlin, the Qumran session chairs (Jutta Jokiranta, Matthew Goff, … Continue reading

Posted in Dead Sea Scrolls, SBL

Atheism Leads to Secularism, and Secularism Leads to Totalitarianism

Emil Brunner was a Prophet who saw what was to become of Western civilization:

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Reason as Religion

So Emil Brunner, quite rightly.

Posted in Modern Culture

On The Assurance of Salvation: Calvin’s Observation

If we doubt whether Christ has received us into his charge and custody, he obviates this doubt, by freely offering himself as our Shepherd, and declaring that if we hear his voice, we shall be numbered among his sheep. We … Continue reading

Posted in Theology

The ‘Spinner’ Craze Dates Back to Ancient Times

Photo via Michael Langlois-

Posted in Modern Culture

RefoThursday

I believe that Christ is eaten with the heart. The eating with our mouth cannot give life, for then should a sinner have life.—Thomas Cranmer Amen, Thomas.  Amen.

Posted in Church History

The ‘Comprehensive Report’ on the Jordan Lead Codices

Jim Davila has it.  He writes It is lengthy: over 1100 pages, although that includes many images. It addresses the issues that need to be addresed and does so thoughtfully and in great detail. Rather than coming to a final … Continue reading

Posted in Archaeology

Fun Stuff Luther Said

I would sit still and blithely watch how you, the devil, and your sausages and your tripes vainly fret and torment yourselves, and blubber and writhe, achieving nothing except to make us laugh and make you own case worse. Indeed, … Continue reading

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