Daily Archives: 9 Sep 2017

Pentebabbleists as the Modern Edition of Indulgence Peddlers

Except White and her feckless band of merry heretics aren’t 1/100000000000000000000th as intelligent as Tetzel

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The More Theologically Vapid Your Sermon Is, The More You Need Props

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When Guns Are Easily Accessible, Terrible Terrible Things Become Possible

Read this whole story.  It’s terrifying precisely because no one would have ever expected it to happen.

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Paterno Knew and Turned a Blind Eye To Sandusky’s Perversity

CNN reports A police report obtained by CNN bolsters evidence that legendary football coach Joe Paterno knew years before Jerry Sandusky’s arrest that his longtime assistant might be sexually abusing children. The one-page Pennsylvania state police report, obtained from a … Continue reading

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A Blast From the Past: The 1984 Celebration of Zwingli’s 500th Birthday

With thanks to Pat Graham of Emory for this lovely gift-

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Papist Propaganda Against the Godly Reformers

This late sixteenth-century anti-Protestant broadside includes a large hand-colored woodcut depicting the Catholic Church under attack by seven historical figures and one allegorical representative of the Reformation.  Situated from left to right and numbered one through eight, these include: (1) … Continue reading

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Martin Luther in Print

The religious turmoil of the Protestant Reformation proved a bonanza for printers and artists, especially in Germany. A stunning new exhibition at SMU’s Bridwell Library in Dallas evokes the drama and sweep of the period as captured in the theological … Continue reading

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46,000 Floridians are Interested in An Event: Shooting at Irma…

Where do these people come from and why are any of them allowed to have a gun?  Such ignorance shouldn’t be encouraged. Hurricane Irma is due to hit Florida on Saturday, and the state is currently experiencing the largest ever mass evacuation … Continue reading

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The Task of the Translator is to Translate, Not to Interfere

I wish to know who gave you permission to cut out a number of passages from the work you were translating? You were asked to turn a Greek book into Latin, not to correct it; to draw out another man’s … Continue reading

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Fun Facts from Church History: The Condemnation of Anabaptism

On September 9, 1527, Zurich, Bern, and St. Gall published an edict, in which for the first time the alleged errors and crimes of the Anabaptist party are set forth; viz.: They seduce men from the congregations of the orthodox … Continue reading

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