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Archive for February 11th, 2018

Dear People in the North, Where it Snows a Lot…

Written by Jim

11 Feb 2018 at 3:23 pm

Posted in Humor, Modern Culture


Ignorance of providence is the ultimate of all miseries; the highest blessedness lies in the knowledge of it.  — John Calvin

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11 Feb 2018 at 1:12 pm

Posted in Calvin

Karl Barth’s Church Dogmatics: The Rest of the Story

New from David Congdon and Travis McCracky (and this one looks FANTASTIC!  I love the way they designed the cover to look like the first volume of the CD!  Genius!)


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11 Feb 2018 at 9:52 am

Posted in Modern Culture

Sermons for Sale

If your pastor buys his sermons, either from audio sales points or sermon books, fire him today.  Any pastor who doesn’t work out their own sermons from their own encounter at first hand with the biblical text isn’t a pastor, he’s a parrot.

photo via Michael Jones

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11 Feb 2018 at 8:28 am

“Intertextuality and the Formation of the Psalter”

“Intertextuality and the Formation of the Psalter” at the University of Munich, Germany, 13-14 April 2018.

The conference will bring together current research in biblical studies on Psalms and the Psalter. It will engage with questions of methodology (with a special focus on intertextuality in ancient texts), theology, and composition in order to illuminate the formation and content of Psalms and the Psalter. The programme can be found on If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Alma Brodersen at”

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11 Feb 2018 at 8:20 am

Posted in Conferences

Dull Witted and Coarsely Ignorant

jeromeI am not dull-witted nor coarsely ignorant – qualities which my enemies take for holiness, calling themselves the disciples of fishermen as if men were made holy by knowing nothing.  – St. Jerome

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11 Feb 2018 at 7:32 am

Posted in Jerome

Quote of the Day

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11 Feb 2018 at 7:31 am

Posted in Modern Culture