Category Archives: pseudo-scholarship

Satan is Testing Me, and He’s Using Bryan Bibb to Do It…

Bryan posted this on facebook….  and it’s just so ridiculous that I’m being tested concerning the language of my response…  thanks, Bryan.

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Nope

Ok people, look…  There hasn’t been anyone in the Hebrew Bible ‘confirmed’ by archaeology.  What’s happened is that names found in the Bible have also, on occasion, been found in the archaeological record.  To suggest that ‘Moses’, for example, has … Continue reading

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When You Try to Make a Pithy Point But You Don’t Know The Text of Genesis

Oops- Then looking up, Abraham saw a ram caught by its horns in a bush. Abraham took the ram and offered it as a burnt offering in place of his son. (Gen. 22:13). #Fail

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#ICYMI- Tom Wright Called ‘Revelation’ ‘Revelations’

Dear Tom, just so you know, it’s not ‘Revelations’… It’s Revelation.  Apparently NT Wright isn’t sure of the title of the book.  In this video, at 4:23, he calls the Book of Revelation the “Book of Revelations”.  How sad.  F-

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Boy The Speculation Boggles the Imagination…

Rampant even.

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Those ‘Lead Codices’ That Margaret Barker Keeps Pushing? Jordan has Disavowed Them

AMMAN — The Department of Antiquities (DoA) on Thursday announced that the lead codices it seized with the help of security authorities around seven years ago have not been proven to be authentic so far, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, … Continue reading

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Dilly Of the Year Winner

Maybe of the decade. Anyway, ‘Phil’, here’s your well deserved award.  Wear it proudly.

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Dale Martin May be From Yale, But He’s Dead Wrong

Dale Martin rejects the idea that there is a “correct” way to interpret Biblical passages. That might make some Christians uncomfortable, but Martin says the idea of unequivocal Biblical interpretation is a relatively new concept and not reflective of the … Continue reading

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Boy you Don’t Find that Kind of ‘Exegetical Expertise’ Just Anywhere Do you….

That’s a gift right there.  Human wisdom didn’t reveal that to her……..

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Metaxas Claims His Bonhoeffer Bio is Completely True. Actual Bonhoeffer Scholars Can’t Stop Laughing

Eric Metaxas lives in a curious space among those who admire and study German pastor and martyr Dietrich Bonhoeffer. In one universe dominated by evangelicals outside of academia, Metaxas is viewed as a Bonhoeffer scholar. In another dominated by academics … Continue reading

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A Genuine Pooling of Ignorance Bible Study, For Just $699

Bell and Evans…. and Wright…. and the rest.  What a farcical assemblage of exegetical dilettantism.  And all for just $699 early registration.  HarperCollins is clearly willing to sell any rubbish.

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The Bee Stings Purpose Driven Drivel and Thomas Nelson

In its latest push to capitalize on popular Christian book trends, religious publisher Thomas Nelson hurriedly announced upcoming book The Purpose Driven Jesus Calling Adult Coloring Book Featuring Tim Tebow Tuesday to much fanfare. The book will reportedly feature forty days … Continue reading

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The Most Uninformed Tweet of the Year

The issues are far more complex than simply sacraments, polity and authority.  This is the most misinformed tweet I’ve yet seen on the Reformation.  Only someone who has never studied the Reformation for more than a minute could suggest such.

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Oh Zondervan, Why Would You? Why?

But it makes no sense.  It is irrational, and, frankly, absurd.  But anything for a buck I suppose, for those Murdochian companies that care more for profit than theological sense.

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More ‘Second Coming’ Prediction Madness

These people should just stop.  But they seem incapable of it, driven by some sort of demonically induced madness. An Israeli Rabbi has claimed that the biblical prophecy of Balaam, which says that the appearance of a new star will … Continue reading

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Andy Stanley Is A Poor Theologian and A Really Poor Thinker

Or, a really poor thinker, which is what makes him a poor theologian.  Wait, he isn’t a theologian at all.  He’s the Pastor of a megachurch, where being a theologian is the last thing anyone wants. Stanely’s recent remarks about … Continue reading

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Or More Accurately, Christian Pastor Twists Scripture To Make It Fit His Own Inclinations…

But that’s not theology, it’s heresy.  It isn’t exposition, it’s eisegesis.  Ya gotta love the guys who think that their navel gazing expositions and ‘reframings’ have merit and the publishers who pander to them simply because they address the latest … Continue reading

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Lifeway Is There For You, Lazy Unmotivated Plagiarizing Pastor…

Lifeway has sent along an email with the promise of 4 FREE sermon outlines and all I need do is download them….  Yay….  This is perfect for the lazy, unmotivated plagiarizing SBC pastors who are satisfied to let others do … Continue reading

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Another O’Brien Commentary Bites the Dust

In the summer of 2016 Zondervan Academic became aware of emerging concerns that one of its authors, Dr. Peter T. O’Brien, may not have followed commonly accepted standards for the use and documentation of secondary resources in Bible commentaries he … Continue reading

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The Rabbi is An Eisegete

A Rabbi claims he has found Hebrew codes hidden in the Bible that point to a presidential victory for Donald Trump. Rabbi Matityahu Glazerson, author of more than 30 books in Hebrew and expert in decoding the hidden meanings of … Continue reading

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