Daily Archives: 6 Sep 2019

Publishers Who Value Academic Freedom and Reject Attempts to Silence It

You should patronize them. Theologischer Verlag Zurich Routledge / Taylor & Francis Eerdmans Fortress Press Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht Hendrickson DeGruyter Brill Equinox Evangelische Verlagsanstalt There are others of course but these are academic treasures that are on the side of … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Modern Culture

Luther’s Right About That… At Least the Part He Actually Said…

The Lutherans posted this meme: So of course I had to track down the quote to see if it was right.  And here’s what Luther actually wrote- … “let us show the Holy Spirit the honor of conceding that He … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

You Can Now Order a Copy of the Zwingli Film

It’s out in a couple of weeks!  Sadly, orders can only be placed for delivery in Switzerland or Lichtenstein.  😦 You can, however, obtain it from the Germans here- if you’re in Germany…

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Quote of the Day

“So then, some were shouting one thing and some another, for the assembly was in confusion and the majority did not know for what reason they had come together.” Acts 19:32 Mobs and majorities have in common that they often … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

British Students, Pay Attention to This Report!

This is simply appalling. The government’s call for a general election on October 15th was partly intended to restrict the number of students who would vote, an aide has reportedly admitted. The Times reports that the team behind Boris Johnson’s election … Continue reading

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A Mechanic Sabotaged an Airplane… For…. Wait for It… Money…

A mechanic for American Airlines was arrested Thursday and accused of trying to sabotage a commercial airliner shortly before it was set to take off from Miami International Airport for the Bahamas with 150 people on board. Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed … Continue reading

Posted in Total Depravity

Great Stuff is Happening at #BNTC2019

Follow the hashtag on twitter. Some excellent papers are being delivered and the folk tweeting are doing a great job keeping us informed of the doings. Conference envy is a regular part of life- but now it has set in … Continue reading

Posted in BNTS, Conferences

Theodore (or Teddy to his Friends) Beza and Tyranny

THIS is fascinating. Give it a listen.

Posted in Church History, Conferences

Heinrich Bullinger: On Aiding the Stranger

We must not only do good to them that are familiar with us, but to them also whom we did never see before, in keeping hospitality for wayfaring strangers, so far as our substance will stretch to maintain it. For … Continue reading

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