Daily Archives: 7 Oct 2017
The harrowing of hell- that’s Moses with the ‘horns’. He was thus portrayed quite often thanks to a wretched mistranslation of ‘glory’ by ‘horn’ in horrible Latin versions. That’s what happens when translators don’t know what they’re doing.
Wilbrand Rakhorst- a witty rake!
Didaktikos. And if you don’t know what it means, you probably aren’t an academic. Or, you’re a systematic theologian and you don’t know anything about Greek (or Hebrew). You heard it here first (second, if you’re reading this here on … Continue reading
In the Preface and the Address to the Reader, Zwingli tells how he came to write the Commentary. “Many men in Italy and more in France, learned and devout,” urged him “to write out in Latin his religious views for … Continue reading
Oh boy… (said in the same tone one would hear from a man were one to overhear that man being told he has to have a vasectomy as he voiced his reaction…) Affirm Films, who are the faith-based branch of … Continue reading
This is an interesting piece. Wolfe says that the market for antiquities is far smaller than it once was. The primary buyers of antiquities in the 1970s and ’80s were Jewish collectors. Now, he says, the principal customers for antiquities … Continue reading
Weird stuff. Or, those guys were all drunk. Yeah, they were probably drunk. On this day Luther went hunting, and a hare and a fox were seen by all [who were there]. When with a shout Erasmus Spiegel pursued the … Continue reading
“The Word of God should be rightly divided, and with care, for people are of two kinds. On the one hand are the contrite, who need consolation. On the other hand are the rigid ones, to whom apply the law, … Continue reading
Claus Westermann was a biblical scholar and exegete most famous for his massive commentary on Genesis- a commentary that has never, and probably will never be surpassed in scope or erudition or, for that matter, exegetical and hermeneutical usefulness. He … Continue reading
Was written on the 7th of October, 1531- just 4 days before his death at Kappel-am-Albis. Titled Ein Kalenderspruch für die im Christlichen Burgrecht Verbündeten. It’s a poem- Ir herren und stett samenhafft von der christlichen burgerschafft, sehend ob allem … Continue reading
Then you don’t know jack about Christianity. via Chris T.