Daily Archives: 10 Oct 2017

Quote of the Day

The phrase, “I don’t like theology, I just read the Bible,” often means, “I like random Bible verses taken out of context.” – Michael Svigel I would say always.

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And Now For Something Completely Different

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A Timeline For Luther

Enjoy

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A New Book on Melanchthon

From V&R.  Take a look.

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Donald Trump Is Averaging 5 Lies a Day, Every Day, Since Taking Office…

And Christians, or should I say ‘Christians’ voted for him- @markberman  —  Trump has made 1,318 false/misleading public claims since taking office. He’s averaging 5 a day wapo.st/2zauYw5

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The Only Commentary Your Parents or Children Will Ever Read

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 available from yours truly for a paltry $199 … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

So true…

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Luther and Astronomy

“Dieser Narr will die ganze Kunst Astronomiae umkehren”, soll Luther bei Tische gepoltert haben. Und weiter: “Aber Josua hieß die Sonne stillzustehen und nicht das Erdreich.” Laut der Bibel standen Sonne und Mond still, bis das Volk Rache an seinen … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

All theology, when separated from Christ, is not only vain and confused, but is also mad, deceitful, and spurious. – John Calvin

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The freedperson in Roman Corinth and the ekklesia – Student dissertation (part 6)

Originally posted on Newman Research Centre for the Bible and its Reception:
In this final excerpt from Newman Graduand, Isabella Wray’s, dissertation on Paul’s use of the term apeleutheros, ‘freedperson’, in 1 Corinthians 7 she explores the wider context and implications of…

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