Daily Archives: 7 Oct 2017

Well That’s Right to the Point

Image | Posted on by | Leave a comment

The Harrowing of Hell

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.

Posted in Modern Culture | Leave a comment

Joining Luther in a Jam Session

Posted in Luther | Leave a comment

If Luther Were Nailing Stuff to Doors Today…

Wilbrand Rakhorst‎- a witty rake!

Posted in Luther | Leave a comment

A New, Free, Journal for Academics

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

Posted in Bible, Biblical Studies Resources | Leave a comment

Let the Reader Understand

Image | Posted on by | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day

Image | Posted on by | Leave a comment

Today With Zwingli: In The Midst of Writing the ‘Commentary on True and False Religion’

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

Posted in Church History, Theology, Zwingli | Tagged | Leave a comment

A Movie About Paul is Coming In 2018

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

Posted in media | Leave a comment

Lenny Wolfe on Antiquities Dealing

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

Posted in Archaeology | Leave a comment

What Happens When Luther Goes Hunting?

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

Posted in Luther | Leave a comment

Luther’s Guidance on Preaching

“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

Posted in Luther | Leave a comment

Stephen Paddock’s Motive

Δαιμόνιον ἔχει.

Posted in Modern Culture | Leave a comment

Claus Westermann

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

Posted in Modern Culture | Leave a comment

The Last Thing Zwingli Wrote…

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

Posted in Church History, Zwingli | Leave a comment

So You Still Don’t Think Paula White is a Heretic?

Then you don’t know jack about Christianity. via Chris T.

Posted in Heresy and Heretics, Modern Culture, Pentebabbleism, Pentebabbleists, pseudo-christianity, pseudo-theology | Leave a comment

Luther Wrote the Best Book Reviews

Just as the devil is disorderly and jumbles things together, so your writings and head are equally disordered and mixed up, so that it is exceedingly annoying to read and difficult to remember what you write. — Martin Luther I … Continue reading

Posted in Luther | Leave a comment