Daily Archives: 5 Oct 2017

Martin Luther Reviews Eric Metaxas’ Book on Martin Luther

Truly it won’t be easy for you to believe how unwillingly I have torn myself away from the peace-giving words of Christ, with which I have been occupied on this my Patmos, in order to waste my time reading the … Continue reading

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Even The Nonsense of Dispensationalism Comes in Pumpkin Spice Now…

A team of dispensational premillennialist prophecy experts has declared the official start of a previously unknown “pumpkin spice” dispensation, sources confirmed Thursday. “The signs are clear that God’s unfolding of His redemptive plan has taken yet another detour,” prophecy teacher Hal … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

No one can underestimate the difficulty of the task of translation quite like the monolingual.  – Esteban Vazquez

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Seems I’ve Annoyed Another Heretic…

Shocking…

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Signs of the Times

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Why I Still Don’t Much Care for Karl Barth

Originally posted on TheEcclesialCalvinist:
A recent and significant article about Karl Barth’s personal life is making some waves.  Christiane Tietz, Professor of Systematic Theology at the University of Zürich, examines the relationship between Karl Barth and his secretary, Charlotte von…

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Breaking Down the Gun Control Debate in Simple Noncombative Neutral Terms

The gun control debate is raging throughout the land, and while some people say they want a “national conversation” over the issue, what they really want is to lecture you. So, as always, we at The Babylon Bee are here to present … Continue reading

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Pat Robertson’s Op-Ed: Christianity isn’t About Religion, It’s About a Relationship with Donald Trump

Pat’s piece is posted in the Bee– When Christ came 2,000 years ago, he came not with a set of rules for us to try hard to follow in order to become better people, but with a cross that accomplished … Continue reading

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More From The Tyndale House GNT

Treating Abraham roughly.

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Summer Biblical Study in Cambridge, 2018

Originally posted on Larry Hurtado's Blog:
The “Vacation Term for Biblical Study” (VTBS) has announced early-bird bookings for the 2018 sessions to be held in Cambridge:  two back-to-back weeks, 29 July – 3 August, and 5-10 August.  Each week…

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The Bee Stings the Wrist Tat

I was wondering when they would get around to this little fad– Heavenly messengers confirmed Thursday the addition of a tenth fruit of the Spirit which is to be added to the list of traits in the book of Galatians … Continue reading

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It’s Time To Go Home

The Marburg Colloquy ended on Oct 3.  On the 4th the Landgrave held a formal dinner for all the theologians assembled and on the 5th they all started home. Zwingli reached home on the 19th of October. In reporting the … Continue reading

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Game Over? Reconsidering Eschatology

Modern science informs us about the end of the universe: “game over” is the message which lies ahead of our world. Christian theology, on the other hand, sees in the end not the cessation of all life, but rather an … Continue reading

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Happy Tyndale Day!

#Onthisday in 1535 the first complete English Bible was printed, using translations by William Tyndale.

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I Didn’t Win The Nobel Prize for Literature… But You Can Still Be a Winner…

And get The Commentary that should have won. The ‘Person in the Pew’ commentary series is the only series of Commentaries written by a single person on the entire Bible and aimed at layfolk in modern history. The books are all … Continue reading

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The Post-Marburg Glow…

Zwingli reached home on the 19th of October. In reporting the conference at Zurich he claimed the victory for himself. “The truth,” said he, “has so manifestly gained the victory that if the shameless and obstinate Luther be not beaten, … Continue reading

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Martin Luther on Dietrich Bonhoeffer

I must stop: I can no longer rummage in your blasphemous, hellish devil’s filth and stench.  — Martin Luther

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Signs of the Times

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Martin Luther’s Controversial View of Women

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On Bullinger

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