Monthly Archives: January 2019

If Fox News Were a Person, It Would Be Committed To an Asylum

These people are authentically mentally ill.

Posted in Modern Culture | 2 Comments

The Imago Dei, Effaced

A man accused of giving his ailing wife methamphetamine told authorities he threw her a “death party” before she died.  The Mankato Free Press reported that Duane Arden Johnson, 58, of Searles, Minnesota, was charged with criminal neglect and receiving stolen property … Continue reading

Posted in Total Depravity

In a Contest Between Zwingli Film and Luther Film, Zwingli Wins 8 to 1

Zürich hat es vergeigt, haben wir hier mal gejammert. Statt Zwingli als Superzürcher zu hypen, machte man hier: Abstellkammer auf, Zwingli rein, Kammer zu – soll schweigen, der alte Plapperi. So kam es, dass uns das Städtchen ­Wittenberg blamierte, indem … Continue reading

Posted in Zwingli

The Governor Of Virginia Endorses Infanticide

And that’s what it is.  It isn’t late term abortion, it is the murder of the newborn. Virginia Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam is facing backlash after he voiced his support for a state measure that would significantly loosen restrictions on … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

Jeremiah through Zwingli’s eyes- Exegesis

The third installment of a series of three has posted today on the Christian History Institute blog featuring Zwingli and his work on Jeremiah. Part One Part Two Part Three Enjoy them all.

Posted in Church History, Zwingli

What Do They Know That We Don’t?

Civilized countries have 3 things America doesn’t: universal health care very little gun violence parliamentary systems of government. What do they know that we don’t? Besides how to govern.

Posted in Modern Culture

The ‘Zwingli Film’ in the News- Groebner Bats 0-3

This response to Groebner’s critique of the film is the third of three and though she agrees with Groebner on a few things she still finds the film good. Zwingli film 3, Groebner 0.

Posted in Zwingli

More Pentebabbleist Nutbaggery

Posted in Modern Culture

More ‘Jesus is Just Like Me, Isn’t That Amazing?’

The problem of course is that this Jesus is no more historical than the parody Jesuses of his pretended opponents.

Posted in Modern Culture

Franklin Graham is A False Teacher

Stop sending him money.

Posted in Modern Culture

Martin Sallmann on the ‘Zwingli Film’

Prof Sallmann doesn’t agree with Groebner’s negative assessment.  That’s 0 for 2 so far.

Posted in Church History, Zwingli

This is Why You Don’t Use Diglots

No one wants Chris raised from the dead. Via Jamie Davies, who uses as Greek /English by Nestle-Aland.

Posted in Modern Culture

Demonic Caterpillars

Luther, taking up a caterpillar, said: ’Tis an emblem of the devil in its crawling walk, and bears his colours in its changing hue. — Martin Luther

Posted in Modern Culture

No, Don’t

This is singularly bad advice.  First of all, there were 1800 years of Christian preaching before Spurgeon and things carried on well enough.  Second, when you model yourself and your sermons after a preacher you deny God’s choice of you.  … Continue reading

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SBL Southeast News Regarding the 2019 Meeting

The great leader writes on facebook- SECSOR has moved to a college/university venue. SECSOR 2019 will be held on the campus of East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. There are many hotels near campus. Attendees will make their own … Continue reading

Posted in Conferences, SBL, SECSOR

In Case You Missed It… Eleventh Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament

All the details are here.

Posted in Conferences

Zwingli in the News

This little article about Zwingli and the Bible is SUPER.  Give it a read through.

Posted in Zwingli

It’s Too Cold for Class, But it’s Never Too Cold For a Sports Game

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The First Law of Academics

Be skeptical.

Posted in Modern Culture

Septuagint News

Marieke Dhont writes on facebook Jim ‘James’ Aitken and I are organising a panel at the IOSCS meeting in Aberdeen (4-9 August 2019) on “The Septuagint in its Bilingual Context.” Taking into account recent studies in bilingualism and the multilingual … Continue reading

Posted in LXX