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Daily Archives: 5 Sep 2019
Charlatans. Pentebabbleist nutbaggery. If these fakes really had any sort of power they would go to hospitals and heal kids with cancer and turn storms away from the Bahamas and Haiti and such. They, however, are frauds and liars.
Pastors are human beings and they can only endure so much. Trust me. When they reach their breaking point, they break. We were talking about several situations in local churches today at a pastor’s get together. In one instance one … Continue reading
That’s when our collection of essays on Jeremiah will come out. Doubtless if you are at SBL you will be able to order it for a discount. It’s contents are genuinely amazing. The scholars who contributed to the collection are … Continue reading
It’s fairly well known that bullying is a problem among school kids. Great harm is done by persons who, for whatever reason, decide to make it their life’s mission to make others miserable. What may not be as well or … Continue reading
The Babylonian Talmud relates these delightful little tales about a Rabbi and an atheist (in tractate Sanhedrin, 22). There was an atheist who said to Rabban Gamaliel: Your God is a thief, as it reads [Gen. ii. 21]: “Lord God … Continue reading
This is very useful. Added to the ‘Useful Sites’ panel. eRhema’s primary goal is to provide a free tool that enables the layperson to explore the Bible in its original languages. While Bible translations are indispensable, meanings are inevitably lost … Continue reading
The British Academy press office has announced that they are awarding for 2019 Professor Michael Knibb FBA (Samuel Davidson Professor Emeritus of Old Testament Studies, King’s College London) with the prestigious Ullendorff Medal for his significant contribution to the field … Continue reading
And he’s 17. The 17-year-old lived off a daily portion of chips, crisps, white bread and processed meat for around a decade. His poor diet, which resulted in a number of vitamin deficiencies, led to the boy developing a condition … Continue reading
Next week’s brown-bag seminar, 11 Sept 12:15-13:00: Nina Burleigh, “Unholy Business Revisited”. The lecture will be livestreamed. Abstract: “An update on the close ties between antiquities dealers and scholars in the high-end Biblical antiquities world, from the James Ossuary and … Continue reading
From his 1519-1521 Lectures on the Psalms (WA 5, 428-29)- Racists and White Supremacists, take note.
Prof Bart D Ehrman has sold millions of books questioning the reliability of the Bible. Read beyond the dramatic titles, though, and his arguments are far from irrefutable, says Dr Peter J Williams Bart D Ehrman is arguably the world’s most … Continue reading
Wann 07.09.2019 von 09:30 bis 21:00 (Europe/Zurich / UTC200) Wo Kirche Tal, 8704 Herrliberg Web Externe Webseite besuchen Zürich atmet reformierten Geist. Was für die Metropole an der Limmat gilt, gilt auch für die ganze Schweiz und die abendländische … Continue reading