Daily Archives: 5 Mar 2018

The Truth About Tea: If You Don’t Have a Cup in your Hand, You Need One

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Semper Reformanda: John Calvin, Worship, and Reformed Traditions

A recent volume, sent for review by the good folk at V&R, offers readers a glimpse into the afterlife of Calvin’s ecclesial reforms. The chapters in this volume contribute to recent scholarship exploring the reform of worship as a central … Continue reading

Posted in Book Review, Books, Church History

Order Your Exorcism Online

Good news for all those needing their terrible children freed of their demons: If there’s something strange in your neighborhood, who you gonna call? Certainly not the Vatican—the Holy See’s switchboard is jammed with people wanting exorcisms. But fear not: you … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

Live Stream from the Qumran Institute

Via the undersigned- Dear All, Please join us this Thursday, 8 March, from 16.15-18.00 (CET), at the University of Groningen Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies (Oude Boteringestraat 38), room 253, for the Dirk Smilde Research Seminar. Professor George Brooke … Continue reading

Posted in Dead Sea Scrolls

Karl Barth: On The Legitimacy, and Illegitimacy, of ‘Killing in Self Defense’

If you’ve never read Barth’s discussion of ‘killing in self defense’, you ought to.  Especially now, when killing seems to be something of a sport for some and self defense is urged to such an extent that Christian people are … Continue reading

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News for Members of SOTS

From the Secretary-  The Society is pleased to announce that Sage Publications are now providing free online access for members of SOTS to the Book List each year. The links are now available in the password-protected Members’ Area of the … Continue reading

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