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December 5 2017, 12 PM

Although nonviolent offenders get the most attention from reformers, they account for less than 20 percent of all prisoners.

August 17, 2AM

READING ACTS: The Life of Adam and Eve. The Latin version of this work is called "The Life of Adam and Eve." The Greek version is called "The Apocalypse of Moses." The title differs because the latter version frames the story as a divi...
ANCIENT JEW REVIEW: Sound Pedagogy (Sarit Kattan Gribetz).Sound was not the central topic of this course, nor the primary mode of analysis – it was one of several. But I had never before used sound so prominently and deliberately in my pedagogy, and by...
by Craig Martin This post originally appeared on the Culture on the Edge blog. Recently on Netflix I watched an interesting episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (“Producer’s Backend,” season 16 episode 3, which originally aired 8 Octob... [Religion and Popular Culture] [Religion and Society] [Religion and Theory] [Theory and Method] [Uncategorized] [alcohol] [Craig Martin] [Culture on the Edge] [Islam] [Law & Order: Special Victims Unit] [NetFlix] [Winnipeg]

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Part of the problem is that I’ve never been fortunate enough to learn Chinese. You see, scholars of religion are often insistent on reading scriptures in their original languages. It has been a long time since I’ve picked up the Daodejing, one of th... [Bible] [Books] [feminism] [Posts] [Sects] [Chinese religion] [Daodejing] [Daoism] [Edmund Ryden] [Lao Tzu] [paradox]

August 16, 10PM

We went on a little walking tour through busy Galway, and one of our first stops along the River Corrib, which flows through the city, was to see the Viking boats, docked in town for a while. Fortunately for us, the annual Claddagh Traditional Boat Festiv... [Uncategorized]
Why did it take so long for orthodox Trinitarians to recognize or at least call out the non-orthodox views of the complementarian Trinitarian theory of the Trinity? That is a question asked by Kevin Giles in The Rise and Fall of the Complementarian Doctri... [Uncategorized]

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编写心得:在编写这一课时,自己做了许多的沉淀,尤其是从【主祷文】来看这三个面貌。其中让自己比较深刻的印象是:如何从【愿父的国降临】这个愿望,延伸到【上帝的国】-- 【福音】-- ... [圣经研究] [教会生活]

7PM

Justin Trapp has written a reminder here that preachers throughout history have utilized technology to further the gospel. [preachers] [Preaching] [Technology]

2PM

This is must reading.Filed under: Modern Culture [Modern Culture]
Throughout August you can get 30% off the Tyndale Commentary Series. This massive collection from IVP combines the Tyndale Old Testament Commentary and the Tyndale New Testament Commentary to provide an exposition of Scripture that is thorough and abr... [Products]

1PM

Previsto para novembro de 2017.LIPSCHITS, O. ; GADOT, Y. ; ADAMS, M. (eds.) Rethinking Israel: Studies in the History and Archaeology of Ancient Israel in Honor of Israel Finkelstein. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2017, ca. 600 p. Israel Finkelstein is pe... [Arqueologia]
In the wake of Charlottesville, mere “non-racism” is not an option. It recognizes the evil of white supremacy but washes its hands of responsibility.
Duas revistas recebidas recentemente:A Reforma - Concilium 370 - 2017/2Reforma - 500 anos - REB 77, n. 305, Jan./Mar.2017      [teologia]
A timely work: Markiert die Reformation eine Zäsur in der Geschichte des christlichen Antijudaismus? Was haben das reformatorische Christentum und seine Wirkungen in Wechselwirkung mit andersartigen Koeffizienten für das Umschlagen des Antijudaismus in ... [Church History]

12 PM

The way forward is the way of the penitent and prophet.
Paley knew by instinct what science now confirms: the role reading plays in developing empathy for the other.
No one is asking you to stand on a street corner with a sign.

11AM

As social observers, generally from opposite ends of the political spectrum, both men were keenly aware of England’s long-held class divisions.
Government action at every level has caused segregated housing and its ugly effects in the United States.
We love podcasts: they’re like the blogging version of radio, a medium anyone can jump into and use to share their story. They introduce us to new voices and give us glimpses into new perspectives… and they pair perfectly with blogs and websit... [Embeds] [podcasting] [podcasts] [radiopublic]
We love podcasts: they’re like the blogging version of radio, a medium anyone can jump into and use to share their story. They introduce us to new voices and give us glimpses into new perspectives… and they pair perfectly with blogs and websit... [Embeds] [podcasting] [podcasts] [radiopublic]
We love podcasts: they’re like the blogging version of radio, a medium anyone can jump into and use to share their story. They introduce us to new voices and give us glimpses into new perspectives… and they pair perfectly with blogs and websit... [Embeds] [podcasting] [podcasts] [radiopublic]
We love podcasts: they’re like the blogging version of radio, a medium anyone can jump into and use to share their story. They introduce us to new voices and give us glimpses into new perspectives… and they pair perfectly with blogs and websit... [Embeds] [podcasting] [podcasts] [radiopublic]
“Changing the law would threaten the integrity and independence of houses of worship,” reads the letter faith leaders sent to protect church-state separation.
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To say that Hispanics in the diocese take pride in their newly appointed bishop is an understatement.

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On Facebook Dr. Miller wrote this: Unlike what has been foisted by Carrier, Ferguson et al in these threads, prior probability in evidentialist statistics is far more subjective and typically may require/include field expert determination and any number o... [Bayes Theorem]

9AM

Satan snacks on his White Supremacists In a statement that surprised nearly no one, Satan, the accuser and enemy of God and His people, paused briefly from roaming the earth seeking someone to devour Wednesday to confirm to reporters that he is responsibl... [Modern Culture]
Orthodox Christianity holds that those who don’t “make the cut” end up suffering for all of eternity, and this has of course been the cause of much criticism of the religion. Something that is rarely considered, however, is what this doctrine says a...
How do you continue to “bear witness” when every three or four days there is another crisis?
Few are more deserving of such an honor. Finkelstein has done great things and made brilliant contributions to archaeology. Rethinking Israel Studies in the History and Archaeology of Ancient Israel in Honor of Israel Finkelstein Edited by Oded Lipschi... [Archaeology] [Books]

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The Life of Adam and Eve is an expansion of the creation and fall narrative. It appears in two forms, a “Life” of Adam and an “apocalypse” of Adam. Both were likely written in Hebrew and translated into Greek and Latin. There are parallels to othe... [apocalyptic] [pseudepigrapha] [Life of Adam and Eve] [Old Testament Pseudepigrapha] [Second Temple Judaism]

7AM

“A mutilated gospel produces mutilated lives, and mutilated lives are positive evils“- BB WarfieldFiled under: Theology [theology]
Shortly after the election, there was a dispute on the left as to whether “alt-right” was an acceptable term. Many rightly viewed it as a euphemism meant to obscure white-supremacist, Nazi-sympathizing beliefs and concluded that those who use... [blog posts]
World launch of the Calov Bible facsimile from Lydia Vroegindeweij on Vimeo. More info here.Filed under: Bible [Bible]

6AM

[E]ven after their most grievous offense was pardoned, they continued to be rebellious (cf. Deut 9:22–24). The continuous intercessory activity of Moses indicates, however, that his prayer, though powerful and effective, provides only a temporary soluti... [Books] [Idle Musings] [Intercession] [Prayer] [Standing in the Breach] [theology]

5AM

The story of Austin Steward, a former slave who fought against slavery in northwest New York
American Christians have a mixed relationship with creeds ranging from “Creeds are on equal standing with Scripture” to “No creed but Scripture.” Regardless of where one stands on this spectrum, there is an acknowledgment that creeds formed in the... [baptism] [creeds]

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In case you’re unfamiliar with the great man.Filed under: Adolf Schlatter [Adolf Schlatter]