Daily Archives: 18 Apr 2018

The Barthians are a Protective Lot…

And evidently they don’t like it when you remind them that their hero had faults.  And a mistress….

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If You’re ‘Sending Your Prayers’ To People, You’re Doing It Wrong

The only proper recipient of prayers is God, because God is the only one who can do anything about what you’re asking.  If you’re sending your prayers to George Bush, or anyone else, it just means that you don’t understand … Continue reading

Posted in Theology

Leave Your Guns Laying Around Where Kids Can Get Them… Go Ahead

After all, what could go wrong?  You’re part of the ‘well regulated militia’, right? A 3-year-old in Indiana accidentally shot her pregnant mother, leaving the woman in a critical but stable condition, local media reported. The child shot Shaneque Thomas, 21, … Continue reading

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No Matter How Much the Papacy Changes, It Remains Heretically the Same

And this Pontiff simply doesn’t have any idea what Scripture says.  At lease Benedict was an actual academic. Now a certain ruler asked Him, saying, “Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?”  So Jesus said to him, “Why … Continue reading

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33% of Millennials think the Earth is Flat

Not the Onion. The dumbest generation….

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Pastors and Daycare Workers

Pastors are like day care workers and church ministry is like a daycare center; they both wipe noses and change diapers and listen to a lot of crying and at the end of the day they question all of their … Continue reading

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Deciphering Wild Biblical Archaeological Claims: An Introduction to The Bible & Archaeology

Originally posted on Hendrickson Publishers Blog:
By Amy Paulsen-Reed, Assistant Editor and Sales Representative Have you ever seen an archaeological headline that made a pretty fantastic claim? “We just found the prophet Isaiah’s hairbrush!” “Skeletons of horses in the Red…

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SBL Annual Meeting Registration is Now Open

Registration & Housing for the Annual Meetings 2018 in Denver, CO is now open! You may access your registration page with this link. Please note that registration rates will increase on May 25, so take advantage of the Super Saver … Continue reading

Posted in Conferences, SBL

Sad News: Michael Becker Has Died

From Loren Stuckenbruck just now- R.I.P. My dear NT colleague, Michael Becker died this morning at 10.42 after suffering a terrible heart attack on 7 April. A sad day full of tears here in Munich. Becker authored a fantastic dissertation … Continue reading

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The Complainer

Via Ralph Keen- Thanks to Rabbi Blum at Columbia for this one: A man joins a monastery and takes a vow of silence. He’s allowed to say just two words every seven years. After the first seven years, the elders … Continue reading

Posted in Humor