Category Archives: Modern Culture

Simultaneously… At Pittsburgh Theological Seminary…

They will also host the same exact panel for a conference titled ‘Pretending to be Theologians Conference’.  You’ll ‘want’ to ‘attend’ both…

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Mapping How Terrorists Are Destroying Cultural Sites

Take a look at this: How do you stop the deliberate destruction and looting of cultural sites by groups like ISIS? If military action can’t stop terrorist groups from killing people and occupying territory, then how can it hope to … Continue reading

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New in the Bible and Interpretation

Here: But setting aside the means through which Nehemiah sought to deal with opposition and to assert himself, the heart of the imperial mission seems to have been the establishment of a birta (citadel) in Jerusalem which is likely to … Continue reading

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Bruce McCormack Remembers John Webster

On behalf of the members of the Center for Barth Studies’ Advisory Board, I would like to express our heartfelt gratitude for the life of John Bainbridge Webster, who passed away suddenly on May 25, 2016. John was a towering … Continue reading

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A Recent Book on Brunner’s Theology…

That I’m grateful to Travis M. for pointing out (even if the cover is way wild)- since I hadn’t heard of it and now I have to read it. If theology at its best is knowing God and all things … Continue reading

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The Book of Watchers – 1 Enoch 1-5

Originally posted on Reading Acts:
1 Enoch 1-5 is an introduction to the Book of the Watchers (1 Enoch 6-36). Nickelsburg  argues the superscription to the book is an allusion to Deuteronomy 33:1 and he translates it to make the…

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The Day Calvin Died

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