Daily Archives: 22 Aug 2017

SBL  Southeast Call For Papers

Here.  See you there March 2-4, 2018.

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The Best Introduction to Bultmann

Originally posted on Hendrickson Publishers Blog:
Though Rudolf Bultmann’s 133rd birthday was August 20th, we thought we’d celebrate by sharing Jim West’s short but sweet review and excerpt from the back cover of Rudolf Bultmann, one of the books in our Makers…

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No, Trump Isn’t ‘Raised Up by God’, He’s Been Allowed By God But Chosen by a Tiny Minority

Paula White is very good at being a false teacher.  Here she is, again, plying her trade and deceiving the gullible and theologically ignorant. The plain fact is, Trump wasn’t chosen by God to be America’s President*, he was chosen … Continue reading

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Hidden Criticism?: The Methodology and Plausibility of the Search for a Counter-Imperial Subtext in Paul

Christoph Heilig’s book is out in American clothing. Paul has been regarded as being uncritical of the Roman Empire for a long time, not least because of his apparent call to obey the state in Romans 13:1–7. However, recent scholarship … Continue reading

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Except the Invincibly Ignorant Don’t Read Anything Worth Reading

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The Problem With Conservatives…

Is that hatred of Hillary Clinton has so blinded them that they can no longer recognize evil in their own ranks.  That’s why they so blindly supports a serial adulterer, a felon, a drug addict, and a man who has … Continue reading

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The Most Important Event of September 25th, 2017, in Birmingham, For about an Hour…

Deem yourself invited.

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Quote of the Day

“If Jesus preached the same message some minister’s preach today, He would have never been crucified.” Leonard Ravenhill

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Luther on the Superstitions of Philosophers and Monks

“In his letters Paul wrote about virtues and good works more fully and appropriately than all the philosophers. He extols the civil works of the godly very highly. Were not the battles and wars of David better than all the … Continue reading

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Erastus and Corinth – Student dissertation (part 4)

Originally posted on Newman Research Centre for the Bible and its Reception:
In his surviving writings, Paul’s preferred term for people who are not slaves appears to be ἐλεύθερος (eleutheros); ‘free’. However, in 1 Corinthians 7:22, Paul uses a more…

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Today with Melanchthon

It was on 22 August in 1518 that the young Philip Melancthon arrived in Wittenberg to begin his life’s work of teaching there.  Just so you know.

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How It Was Karlstadt Who Provoked the Controversy Between Zwingli and Luther on the Lord’s Supper

Karlstadt … He was not in sympathy with the revolutionary tendencies of Thomas Münzer, but he and his followers were associated in the minds of many with the mysticism and agitations of the “Allstedtians” (Münzer was pastor at Allstedt). Luther sought … Continue reading

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