Daily Archives: 2 Oct 2018

Biblical Studies Carnival 151 (September 2018)

Originally posted on Reading Acts:
I had a particularly busy Monday, and now it is a busy Tuesday before I get to the monthly Biblical Studies Carnival. Jim West posted Biblical Studies Carnival 151 for September 2018 at Zwinglius Redivivus. …

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Signs of the Times

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Maybe… I Guess it Depends on the People in the House…

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Flagshipping Biblical Studies…

And what heady days they were back in 1897 when we all gathered in Philadelphia to choose the journal we would call our standard bearer. The folk from Semitica were particularly rambunctious …

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An Interesting Side Note to the Marburg Colloquy

The editor of the American Edition of Luther’s works writes The Marburg Articles were dated October 3 by Luther in order to make the time of their composition coincide with the final day of the colloquy. Thus they were to … Continue reading

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Fun Facts From Church History: Luther’s Letter to Katy about the Marburg Colloquy

To my kind, dear lord, Catherine Luther, a doctor and preacher in Wittenberg Grace and peace in Christ. Dear Sir10 Katie! You should know that our amiable colloquy at Marburg has come to an end, and we are in agreement … Continue reading

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The First Full Day of the Marburg Colloquy- And The Language Barrier

The first general meeting of the conference occurred Saturday, October 2. At the very outset Luther gained an important advantage over Zwingli when, in deference to Luther’s wish, it was decided that the colloquy should be conducted in the German … Continue reading

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Fun Facts From Church History: The Landgrave and the Sermon on Providence Preached by Zwingli at Marburg

The Landgrave requested Zwingli, on January 25, 1530, to write out for him the sermon upon Providence which he had preached at Marburg, and Zwingli complied.* Indeed he did, in a greatly expanded version which ran to book length.  Zwingli’s … Continue reading

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Tigurinerchronik (3 Volumes)

Die dreibändige Ausgabe macht erstmals das historiografische Hauptwerk Heinrich Bullingers (1504–1575), die sogenannte «Tigurinerchronik», zugänglich. Das Werk vermittelt die Sicht des engagierten und belesenen Zwinglinachfolgers, der darin die Geschichte Zürichs mit jener der Eidgenossenschaft und Europas verquickt und aufarbeitet. Die … Continue reading

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When the Jehovah’s Witnesses Come Calling…

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Methodology in the Use of the Old Testament in the New

This looks really interesting (and I’m glad Sue mentioned it in the previous post). This volume considers three areas of methodological interest or focus with respect to the use of the Old Testament in the New, and contains several invited … Continue reading

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The 2019 Old Testament in the New Testament Hawarden Conference

Via the undersigned- It is once again time to start making firm arrangements for this year’s Hawarden Seminar on the OT in the New. This year’s meeting will take place at the usual venue, Gladstone’s Library Hawarden, from early evening … Continue reading

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God Isn’t Interested in Explaining Things to You, Rebels

“Son of man, speak with the elders of Israel and tell them, ‘This is what the Lord GOD says: Are you coming to inquire of me? As I live, I will not let you inquire of me. This is the … Continue reading

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Wisdom from Erasmus

God made man unarmed. But anger and revenge have mended the work of God, and furnished his hands with weapons invented in hell. Christians attack christians with engines of destruction, fabricated by the devil. A cannon! a mortar! no human … Continue reading

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