Daily Archives: 14 Jun 2018

Scripture for the Day

In light of remarks made by various evil-inspired politicians, a passage of Scripture that is not decontextualized: You should not have stood at the crossings to cut off his fugitives; you should not have handed over his survivors on the day … Continue reading

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When Politicians Quote The Bible…

You can be sure of 2 things: 1- they are taking it out of context. And 2- they are twisting it to suit their own evil agenda. Politicians always have and always will twist Scripture to suit themselves. If you … Continue reading

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James Crossley on Cults, Martyrs and Good Samaritans

Originally posted on Biblical Studies Online:
Professor James Crossley (St Mary’s University) presents a paper drawn from his book, Cults, Martyrs and Good Samaritans: Religion in Contemporary English Political Discourse (Pluto Press, July 2018). The paper was presented at the CSSSB conference,…

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Jeff Sessions is Using the Bible to Justify Separating Children From their Parents, And He’s 100% Wrong About It

This is sickening and vile. Sessions quoting the Bible out of context is exactly why dilettantes like him, distorters of Scripture, shouldn’t be allowed within 100 miles of the Bible. He should never talk about the Bible again- because he … Continue reading

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Exhibition KU Leuven on Martin Luther Now Online

Not sure how I missed this last week…  but here you go- LUTHER@LEUVEN, the exhibition that was held 2017 in the Maurits Sabbe Library of the KU Leuven, is now digitally accessible. Take a look.

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For Those who Love Tuebingen

750 Jahre Augustinerkloster und Evangelisches Stift in Tübingen     Hrsg. v. Volker Henning Drecoll, unter Mitarb. v. Vanessa Bayha [750 Years of the Augustinian Monastery and Evangelisches Stift in Tübingen. Published in German.]  A specialist conference examined the history of … Continue reading

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#WorldCup2018 – The England Squad

I literally laughed out loud… thanks Jim Aitken, I needed this today-

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Studien zu Jesus und dem frühen Christentum

Ulrich B. Müller’s work is distinguished above all by his profound knowledge of early Jewish and ancient Christian prophecy and apocalypticism. This compilation of essays written between 2004 and 2014 by the New Testament scholar is published in honor of … Continue reading

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The T&T Clark Companion to the Dead Sea Scrolls

Word today that the volume is due out next month– The Dead Sea Scrolls are one of the most important archaeological discoveries of the last century. They have great historical, religious, and linguistic significance, not least in relation to the … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

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Luther’s Condemnation of Prosperity

If your aim is to make Luther unpopular to Americans, or prosperity preachers, or the greedy, just read them this quote: “Where there’s prosperity there are all sorts of sins, for: Property produces effrontery, Effrontery produces poverty, Poverty produces humility. … Continue reading

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