Daily Archives: 23 Aug 2017
It happened last week but this is the first I’ve heard about it. I ran into him a few times at CBA and he was always very nice. May he rest in peace.
So, as a special incentive, if you buy The Commentary I will send you a pair of eclipse eyewear for “dazzling insight protection”*. The ‘Person in the Pew’ commentary series is the only series of Commentaries written by a single person on … Continue reading
Here’s what they claim is a photo from the Trump rally in Phoenix: And here’s the actual setting of the photo: And Trump and his sycophants claiming a huge crowd are simply lying- as this report conclusively shows.
The earliest Latin commentary on the Gospels, lost for more than 1,500 years, has been rediscovered and made available in English for the first time. The extraordinary find, a work written by a bishop in northern Italy, Fortunatianus of Aquileia, dates … Continue reading
Luther’s everywhere these days. Unsurprisingly the German press can’t get enough of him. – “Nichts wird langsamer vergessen als eine Beleidigung und nichts eher als eine Wohltat.” – “Es gibt keine schlimmere Missgunst in der Welt als die der Heuchler. … Continue reading
This is worth you checking out.
Adolf von Harnack, a church historian and academic organizer in Berlin, was one of the most influential persons in liberal Protestantism in Germany. Christian Nottmeier examines the connection between Harnack’s outline for cultural theology and his political involvement after 1890. … Continue reading
In Australia a man started a facebook page for those who want to vote ‘no’ on a proposed gay marriage law in Australia. Facebook has deleted it. It’s just a sign of the times. Those demanding tolerance and acceptance are … Continue reading
Fun Facts From Church History: Calvin Had Servetus Arrested As Soon as He Found Out Servetus Was in Town
Here’s how the story goes- ON arriving at Geneva, Servetus alighted at the inn of the Rose, and there, according to his own declaration, kept himself carefully concealed, that he might not be recognised, waiting an opportunity to procure a … Continue reading
The 23rd of August, 1522, was the day on which Archeteles was published in Zurich by Zwingli. This is Zwingli’s reply to the admonition which the Bishop of Constance, the diocesan of the city of Zurich, addressed to the chapter … Continue reading