Daily Archives: 24 Aug 2017
This is how people of real faith act. For years, the presidential conference calls were a nonpartisan holiday tradition: President Barack Obama would speak by phone with hundreds of rabbis in advance of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, in what … Continue reading
The Germans really disdain Trump. Not for nothing, it has to be said. But they really hate him.
The knowledge of all that is most excellent in human life is said to be communicated to us through the Spirit of God—John Calvin So true. John Calvin, the father of Presbyterian theology, was a master intellect (and had a … Continue reading
Dieses Lehrbuch bietet eine Auswahl der wichtigsten theologischen Grundbegriffe Luthers, dargeboten anhand von Zitaten, die in der Weimarer Ausgabe nachgewiesen werden. Das Wörterbuch möchte die Theologie Luthers am Leitfaden ihrer Grundbegriffe darstellen. Diese sollen in Luthers eigenen Aussagen zur Sprache … Continue reading
Impatient Unkind Envious Boastful Arrogant Rude Self-serving Angry Resentful Celebrate no man who lives in total opposition to 1 Cor 13. — Aaron New
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Test EBR Online, HBR, JBR, ZAW, ZNW and SBR yourself and activate your 30 days of free online trial. Your access token: ebr0197820. How to get access: degruyter.com/accesstoken Additionally, you can find additional information here, including brief ‘reviews’ of certain articles. Other article reviews from Volume … Continue reading
Zwinglis Vorrede zu Schwenckfelds Schrift “Ein anwysunge, das die opinion der leyplichen gegenwertigheyt unsers Herrens Jesu Ohristi im Brote oder under der gestalt dess brots gericht ist widder den ynnhalt der gantzen schrifft“ was published 24 August, 1528. Here it … Continue reading
The Guide to Jesus provides an outline of current international Jesus research. It presents interpretations of the figure of Jesus in the history of Christianity from its beginnings until the first decades of the twenty-first century. Furthermore, the activity, teaching, … Continue reading
Originally posted on Newman Research Centre for the Bible and its Reception:
Earlier this year, due to ill health, we sadly had to cancel a public talk by Dr Jim West on the relationship between the academic study of the…
THIS is a fascinating essay with fascinating illustrations. It brilliantly describes the historical context of the anti-semitism common in Europe on the eve of the Reformation and puts Luther’s views in their wider Sitz im Leben.
St Bartholomew’s that is…. Before dawn on the morning of August 24, 1572, church bells tolled in the Saint-Germain-l’Auxerrois quarter of Paris. Just moments earlier, soldiers under the command of Henri, duke of Guise, had overcome resistance and assassinated the … Continue reading
Randall Balmer nails it.