Daily Archives: 26 Aug 2017

Rowan Atkinson: we must be allowed to insult each other

Rowan Atkinson has launched a campaign for a change in the law that bans “insulting words and behaviour”. Good. The Blackadder and Mr Bean star attacked the “creeping culture of censoriousness” which has resulted in the arrest of a Christian … Continue reading

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Ὅταν δὲ ἔλθῃ ὁ υἱὸς τοῦ ἀνθρώπου ἐν τῇ δόξῃ αὐτοῦ καὶ πάντες οἱ ἄγγελοι μετ᾽ αὐτοῦ, τότε καθίσει ἐπὶ θρόνου δόξης αὐτοῦ.  καὶ συναχθήσονται ἔμπροσθεν αὐτοῦ πάντα τὰ ἔθνη, καὶ ἀφορίσει αὐτοὺς ἀπ᾽ ἀλλήλων, ὥσπερ ὁ ποιμὴν ἀφορίζει τὰ πρόβατα … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

Via Joel Watts-

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Twitter ‘Theology’ that Makes me Sigh

It escapes me how avoiding the worship of God Almighty furthers a cause. Any cause. Staying home hurts no one but the violator of Heb 10:25.

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My Favorite 17th Century Title

Wholesome Severity reconciled with Christian Liberty, or the true Resolution of a present Controversie concerning Liberty of Conscience. Here you have the question stated, the middle way between Popish tyrannie and Schismatizing Liberty approved, and also confirmed from Scripture, and … Continue reading

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‘Best-seller’ Lists Are a Farce

For a little while Thursday, young adult literature had a new reigning New York Times best-seller. In the paper’s list of most popular YA hardcover novels, a new face had toppled Angie Thomas’ The Hate U Give from the perch it has occupied nearly … Continue reading

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Zwingli’s Writing Habits

Zwingli, writing to Myconius on August 26, 1522, thus candidly describes his literary methods: “I am rough and impatient of the time necessary for condensing and polishing. You know that my mind is felicitous in nothing except invention, if indeed … Continue reading

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Calvin’s Return to Geneva and the Preparations for His Arrival

‘On Monday, August 26, thirty-six écus were voted by the Council to Eustace Vincent, equestrian herald, to go for Master Calvin, the preacher, at Strasburg.’ It was announced in the Council, August 29, that Master Calvin was to arrive one … Continue reading

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