Daily Archives: 23 Oct 2017

Poor Scholars Need Protection from Scholarship… Bless Their Hearts

If we as a community of scholars has gotten to the point that we need someone else to review our reviews to protect us from confessionalism (or scholarship) Cthulhu save us all. Read the post where that’s the final sentence … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

Here Ya Go… The Demons Dream Job

If you’re a demon I suppose this is the best job you could hope for… herding people into the flames.

Posted in Modern Culture

Union University’s ‘Ref500’ Conference Videos

Online here.  Take a look.

Posted in Church History

Beyond the Texts: An Archaeological Portrait of Ancient Israel and Judah

By William Dever.

Posted in Archaeology, Biblical Studies Resources, Books

Ah Yes, The Little Known Journey Luther, Calvin, and Zwingli Made to Africa to Learn How to Reform…

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Emerging Cults

We probably need to start discussing the cult of the military dead.‬  The honoring of dead soldiers is commendable- festishizing them is isolatry. As a nation we are on the cusp of fetishizing.

Posted in Modern Culture

Follow the Swiss National Museum

On Instagram. At their Blog (in German or in English). On Facebook. Great stuff from every period of Swiss history.

Posted in Modern Culture

Material und Magie – «Zwinglis Helm» auf Zeitreise

A wonderful article on the helmet Zwingli was wearing when the Papists murdered him at Kappel-am-Albis. Der Eisenhelm in der Sammlung des Schweizerischen Nationalmuseums soll einmal das Haupt des sterbenden Ulrich Zwingli (1484-1531) geschützt haben. Belege für die tatsächliche Herkunft … Continue reading

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Book Update: The Biblical Canon Lists from Early Christianity

Originally posted on LXX Studies:
We are about one week away from the UK release (Nov. 2) of The Biblical Canon Lists from Early Christianity: Texts and Analysis written by me and Ed Gallagher and published by Oxford. You can preview…

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Christmas is Coming…

That can only mean one thing: pretty soon someone is going to announce the ‘discovery’ of a ‘text’ that will ‘shake the foundations of Christian faith’. Can’t wait to see what it is this year?  I’m all tingly.  Will it … Continue reading

Posted in pseudo-archaeology, pseudo-scholarship