Daily Archives: 13 Aug 2017

Donald Trump’s Non Repudiation of Racism IS the Repudiation of America

via the London Times

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Someone Needs a History Lesson

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Racists are Made, Not Born

‘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

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Franklin Graham: Chaplain for the Nazi Party of America

Make no mistake- that is exactly what he is.  Disgraceful.

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The Zwinglis

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Quote of the Day

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

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That One Time I Thought Bonhoeffer Was Right About Something…

Is this one: In some respects stupidity is worse than evil.

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The Conservative ‘National Review’ Excoriates Trump

“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

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Bible Prophecy and the Great American Eclipse

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,…

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Guest Post: Athalya Brenner on the Commentary

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

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Today With Zwingli

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

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On the Preaching Office

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

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Der Durchbruch zur Reformation nach dem Zeugnis Ulrich Zwinglis vom Jahre 1523

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

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