Daily Archives: 8 Feb 2018

‘Hurt By The Church’: The #ChurchToo Movement

We’re talking these days about those hurt BY the church and those most affected by abuse and other terrible things have adopted the #ChurchToo as the rallying cry of their movement. And in fairness they shoukd be heard. Along those … Continue reading

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Interpreting Revelation and Other Apocalyptic Literature

With historic events seeming to burgeon with signs of the last days, the study of apocalyptic literature–that which is concerned with the end of history as we know it and the coming kingdom of God–has become increasingly relevant. C. Marvin … Continue reading

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Logos on the LXX, and a Discount on some LXX Stuff

Here.

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Birds of a Feather Flock Together

Only the immoral can work for the immoral. At some point, the moral will draw a line which they cannot and will not cross, be encouraged to cross it by their immoral boss, and leave.

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The Brannan/ Penner Interview: #ICYMI

It’s on LXX stuff, so you have to read it today or you’ll be punished.

Posted in LXX, Modern Culture

Interview with Joan Taylor About Her New Book

It’s a good interview.  Read it here.

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Child Sacrifice in Ancient Israel

Ran across this book a little earlier today and thought I’d share news of it in case you haven’t seen it. Among the many religious acts condemned in the Hebrew Bible, child sacrifice stands out as particularly horrifying. The idea … Continue reading

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Another Post Celebrating the LXX

From the people of ETC.  They also mention the 50th anniversary of the IOSCS.  Give it a look.  It isn’t festooned with graphics.

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International LXX Day: An Interview with T. Muraoka

Originally posted on Septuaginta &c.:
Let the festal gongs ring loudly in the streets! The wait is over: Today is International Septuagint Day. That’s right, it comes only once a year, and that occasion is today. In order to celebrate…

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Ernst Käsemann on The Mistake of Voting for Hitler

Chris Le Keith posted this last year and it’s worth repeating, again: “I have admitted earlier that from 1930 to 1933 I too voted for Hitler.  My work in the congregation and for my dissertation left me little time for involvement … Continue reading

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