Daily Archives: 13 Aug 2017
via the London Times
‘People are not born hating, people are taught to hate. All that it takes is a very skilled demagogue to turn neighbors into enemies’. – Kati Marton
Make no mistake- that is exactly what he is. Disgraceful.
May every last idol of American Nazism be smashed into dust and may its adherents, sympathizers and facilitators be purged from public life. – Christopher Hayes
Is this one: In some respects stupidity is worse than evil.
“Trump was given a chance to speak to fear today, and to offer the same moral condemnation and deflation he’s given others. Instead he essentially repeated his disgraceful half-disavowal of Duke. He refused to call out these white supremacists by … Continue reading
Originally posted on Reading Acts:
One of my favorite movies when I was a kid was Day of the Triffids. In this 1963 British film, the earth experiences an unusual meteor shower. Everyone who watched the meteors were struck blind,…
Athalya has been nice enough to read one of the commentaries and sends along these remarks: Jim West is a man of very decided opinions. However, and this is much to his credit, in the Commentary I’ve read he does not … Continue reading
The disputation at Baden was the Old Church’s reply to the Zurich disputations of 1523. The conditions were exactly reversed. The friends of the Reformation packed the former, the opponents of it the latter. The immediate occasion of it was … Continue reading
It’s always bemusing to see people who have not been called to preach telling people who have what they should be saying. As though these preachers are so bereft of the Spirit that they need additional guidance in order to … Continue reading
From Zwingliana, Vol 17, p. 97ff- which concludes thusly: Wir können darum schließen, daß für die «Reformation» bzw. das «Reformatorische» neben der theologischen Repräsentation der communio fidelium auch die Stellungnahme gegen die communio sacramentorum konstitutiv ist. Weil Zwingli in der historischen Rückschau erkannte, daß … Continue reading