Daily Archives: 28 Oct 2019

Those ‘Good Guys’ and Their Guns…

This time a cop shot his own son… thinking him an intruder. Maybe if the kid had a gun too he could have defended himself against his dad…

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A Note About the Kanye Thing

‘By their fruits shall you know them’.  Let’s wait and see what kind of life he leads before we presume for or against his purported conversion. American celebrity already has a load of fake Christians bringing disrepute on the Gospel.  … Continue reading

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Nothing Remains of Christianity in American ‘Evangelicalism’

Ben Myers tweets- Evangelical culture tends to have a competitive picture of God and human life. More of God means less of self, or less questioning in search of truth, or less commitment to the enjoyment of beauty. God is … Continue reading

Posted in Theology

#ICYMI- Let’s Not Forget BAR’s Role in Publishing Scrolls From The Same Sources

Five of its Dead Sea Scroll fragments are fake, the Museum of the Bible in Washington was forced to admit last week. The embarrassed institution may be in good company: Out of at least 70 fragments ostensibly from the Scrolls held in … Continue reading

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Calvin on the Depraved and Perverse Practice of Praying to Saints

I say nothing of the more monstrous specimens of impiety in which, though detestable to God, angels, and men, they themselves feel no pain or shame. Prostrated at a statue or picture of Barbara or Catherine, and the like, they … Continue reading

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#ICYMI – Martin Luther’s Anti-Semitism: Against His Better Judgment

Eric W. Gritsch’s contribution to the field of historical theology:  Martin Luther’s Anti-Semitism: Against His Better Judgment. In this book Eric W. Gritsch, a Lutheran and a distinguished Luther scholar, faces the glaring ugliness of Martin Luther’s anti- Semitism head-on, … Continue reading

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Biblical Scholarship in Louvain

Biblical Scholarship in Louvain in the ‘Golden’ Sixteenth Century by Antonio Gerace and associate editor Günter Frank, Bruce Gordon, Barbara Mahlmann-Bauer, Tarald Rasmussen, Tóth Zsombor, Günther Wassilowsky, Violet Soen and Siegrid Westphal 9783525593783 Hardback, 296 pages Publication Date: July 2019 Regular … Continue reading

Posted in Church History, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht

Around and About this Evening, for Tea and Dinner

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The Seminar Attendees are All Very Happy To be Discussing the New Testament!

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The Morning Session…

Went very well.  Lunch was great.  And new cards… well that’s just too cool.

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