Daily Archives: 17 Aug 2017

My Senator: Trump Lacks Competence

#BAM! A leading Republican Senator told reporters on Thursday that President Trump “has not yet been able to demonstrate the stability, nor some of the competence that he needs to demonstrate in order to be successful.” Thank you, Senator Corker.

Posted in Modern Culture

Let the Reader Understand…

“So I went to the angel and said to him, “Give me the little book.” And he said to me, “Take and eat it; and it will make your stomach bitter, but it will be as sweet as honey in … Continue reading

Posted in Bible

Trump. Needs. To. Go.

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Silence: An Observation

No one who stands silent in the face of evil can escape critique. No one. In the face of evil, silence is a greater sin.

Posted in Modern Culture, Theology

I’m Just Going to Be Upfront: Buy My Commentary So I Can Eat

I’m headed to England to lecture at Newman in September and I’d like to eat while I’m there.  Accordingly, I need someone to buy a copy of the Commentary. Come on people.  Do you want me to starve?  Click here, … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical Studies Resources, Books

Signs of the Times

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Quote of the Day

“Tolerance and apathy are the last virtues of a dying society.” –Aristotle

Posted in Modern Culture

The Bee Stings Abortionists Pretending to Care About Human Lives

#BAM-  The Bee just owned PP- Stressing that it is unacceptable for anyone to remain silent in the face of injustice, Cecile Richards, the white woman who heads Planned Parenthood and oversees the systematic annihilation of minorities in America by … Continue reading

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Conference Announcement: Rethink Reformation 2017

Via Refo500– Aarhus University organizes an international conference (November 1-3 2017) that reflects on 500 years of European history raising the questions of what the historical event of the reformation means for European societies today and what new reformations the … Continue reading

Posted in Church History, Conferences

Call for Applications

Here. Fscire — John XXIII Foundation for Religious Studies — in Bologna calls for applications for international Fellowships. Fscire offers fellowships for one year for the following position: Research on the history, exegesis or theology of Christianity, its renewal and … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

“Paul, the Pagans’ Apostle”

Originally posted on Larry Hurtado's Blog:
Paula Fredriksen’s awaited book on Paul has now appeared:  Paul, the Pagans’ Apostle (Yale University Press, 2017; the publisher’s online catalog entry here).  And unlike some other recent works, it’s a comparatively modest-sized…

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This Is The Religious Advisory Council of Donald Trump: None of them Have Resigned in Protest Over his Racist Remarks

It is, frankly, beyond belief that these people, who are supposed to represent Faith, are acting in such a way as to deny that faith.  Corporate America has a firmer moral base than any of these people.  And that’s disgusting. … Continue reading

Posted in pseudo-christianity, pseudo-theology, Total Depravity

Today With Zwingli

What is the Eucharist?  Is it a sacrifice?  A memorial?  The means by which salvation is conferred?  A simple sign?  Those were the questions plaguing the Reformation beginning as early as 1522 and coming to a head in 1529 at … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture, Zwingli

Luther on Your Doubt Peddlings

We are better equipped to doubt than to hope; because hope comes from the Spirit of God but doubt comes from our own spirit. Accordingly God has forbidden it [doubt] under severe penalty. That we more easily believe penalty than … Continue reading

Posted in Luther, Modern Culture