Daily Archives: 1 Jun 2018

There’s Trouble at Catholic University of America

An unofficial group of faculty at the Catholic University of America has voted to declare “no confidence” in the school’s president and provost, adding another dramatic chapter to a simmering dispute over cost-cutting efforts and other issues at the 131-year … Continue reading

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Blasphemy

If Calvin were alive this blasphemous wretch would be a pile of ash.

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Signs of the Times

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Total Depravity: The Self Admitted Pedophile Running for Congress in Virginia

Virginia, don’t you DARE elect this vile miscreant–  if you do, we should remove you from the Union. Nathan Larson, a 37-year-old accountant from Charlottesville, Virginia, is running for Congress as an independent candidate in his native state. He is … Continue reading

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Philip Davies’ Last Book: The Bible for the Curious A Brief Encounter

It seems very fitting to me that the final book that Philip will have published is an introduction to the whole Bible.  I read through the manuscript, sent along a few suggestions which he wisely ignored, and am so very … Continue reading

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Philip Davies’ Funeral

Via Jack Sasson and Thomas Römer- The funeral will be held in private (only family). Later there will be a celebration in his memory.  People can write to his wife Birgit Mänz-Davies at birgitmd@gmail.com .

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Very Very Sad News: My Dear Friend Philip Davies Has Died

James Crossley writes Terrible news. Philip Davies died. There will be more details forthcoming. He was a massive presence for me at Sheffield. He was central to the growth of biblical studies at Sheffield, to the development of critical Dead … Continue reading

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The Logos Free Book of the Month

This is a good one-

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BibleWorks Is Closing

If you’re a user of BW then you got an email announcing their decision to cease operations. Very sad.

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Christians and Scripture: An Observation

Scripture carries little to no weight with the vast majority of Christians. Oh sure, they like the parts where they ‘get’ something. But precious few actually listen to the parts that require something of them. Christians are good at receiving … Continue reading

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