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Monthly Archives: October 2017
In a move showing remarkable veneration for one of the most pivotal events in human history, internet search giant Google marked the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation by not making any mention of it at all on its home … Continue reading
From there Elisha went up to Bethel, and while he was on the road, some small boys came out of the town and jeered at him. ‘Hurry up, baldy!’ they shouted. ‘Come on up, baldy!’ He turned round and looked at … Continue reading
‘Let Your Women Keep Silence in the Churches’. How Women in the Dutch Reformed Church Evaded Paul’s Admonition, 1650-1700, by Mirjam De Baar and others on women and the Reformation, here. And more, on Calvin here. On Luther here. And … Continue reading
Simeon Zahl My two cents on Luther on 31 October 2017: I’ve spent so much of the past ten years reading, thinking with, and writing about Martin Luther’s theology, and teaching his thought at three universities. But I confess at … Continue reading
Get it here. Even though it has nary a chapter on Zwingli…. (crazy).
The Roman Catholic Church is celebrating Reformation Day in style, by offering thousands of hot deals on indulgences for the forgiveness of the temporal punishments for sin in purgatory. A crazed-looking Pope Francis ran an infomercial throughout the day Tuesday, … Continue reading
November 1, at 6 PM (UK time)- When Luther was close to death he reportedly exclaimed: ‘Living I was your plague O Pope, Dead I will be your Death.’ This lecture marks the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther nailing his … Continue reading
From now through the end of the day you can purchase the entire Commentary for $100. Yup. You read that right. For the next 9 days you can acquire the entire Commentary in PDF format for half price. How? Just by … Continue reading
At ten years of age Zwingli was sent to Basel to study and then to Bern and Vienna (at around fifteen years of age) where he earned a Bachelor’s degree. By 1506 he had earned a Master of Arts at … Continue reading
Pick up a copy here.
The Theses of October 31, 1517, were not so much heretical in content as presumptuous in that a mere monk had an opinion at all.* _______________ *Quirinus Breen and John T. McNeill, John Calvin: A Study in French Humanism, 73.
Meet Rev Endwell… who insists that there are UFOs in the Bible. Mr Endwell wins the Dilly the Dillettante Award for the month of October. ‘Well’ done Endwell…
Police say a 12-year-old boy jumped from an overpass above Interstate 66 in northern Virginia and fell onto a car, killing the driver. The incident took place Saturday afternoon in Fairfax County. Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller said in … Continue reading
Titled ‘Teaching Biblical Languages‘. It may be of interest to you. It’s a pedagogy and resource-sharing group for teachers of Koine and Classical Greek, Biblical Hebrew, and Aramaic!