Daily Archives: 10 Oct 2019

Thomas Creedy Takes One For the Team

And read D. Bentley Hart’s silly universalism book so that you don’t have to. Pray for Thomas. He will never recover.

Posted in Modern Culture

A Great Reminder of a Great Book

Here.  Enjoy.

Posted in Books

Social Memory among the Literati of Yehud

Ehud Ben Zvi has been at the forefront of exploring how the study of social memory contributes to our understanding of the intellectual worldof the literati of the early Second Temple period and their textual repertoire. Many of his studies … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical Studies Resources, Books, de gruyter

When a Dilettante Teaches at a Seminary

This is what happens: This is what it looks like when a dilettante pretends to be an exegete.  The text is misrepresented in order to preserve an ideological viewpoint. Remember, just because a guy teaches at a Seminary doesn’t mean … Continue reading

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The John Allegro DSS Photo Archive

Is now online.

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‘How on Earth Did That Get There????’

Total depravity knows no limits.  Sin leads to more sin and ever more sin till the sinner is sin itself.

Posted in Total Depravity

Why Aren’t Americans Protesting in the Streets like the People of Hong Kong?

I think the answer to that question is simple and it’s the same reason we no longer rush the jail and lynch the killer:  right or wrong, we believe the system works and will set itself right. The massive ship … Continue reading

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It’s Foolish to Place your Hope in Politicians…

Do not trust in nobles, in a son of man, who cannot save. When his breath leaves him, he returns to the ground; on that day his plans die.   Happy is the one whose help is the God of Jacob, whose … Continue reading

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Luther and Astronomy

“Dieser Narr will die ganze Kunst Astronomiae umkehren”, soll Luther bei Tische gepoltert haben. Und weiter: “Aber Josua hieß die Sonne stillzustehen und nicht das Erdreich.” Laut der Bibel standen Sonne und Mond still, bis das Volk Rache an seinen … Continue reading

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