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Adam Kirsch has an interesting article up at The Tablet about the brutal honesty of the biblical writers with respect to the sins of the Bible’s main characters. He begins: It’s notoriously hard to write a good story about a … Continue reading
My little contribution to the decline of western civilization: Μάμμη ἐπατήθην ὑπ᾽ ἐλάφου. περὶ προτὰς χείμονος ἔβαινεν. περὶ Ἁγίου Νικολάου ένδιαζεις; πάππος γε κἀγὼ πιστεύομεν. I would translate the verses, but that would mean actually studying the lyrics of the … Continue reading
Laura Gibbs of Bestiaria Latina has rounded up a month’s worth of Latin Christmas carols (and two Hanukkah songs, too!). I’m not just talking about “real” Latin hymns like “Adeste fideles,” “Gaudete,” “Hodie Christus natus est,” etc. She has also … Continue reading
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Michael Ruffin sums it up rather nicely: First, Advent is a particularly Christian observance. You are likely thinking, “Now, wait a minute—Christmas is a Christian holy day.” Of course it is. But Christmas has also been co-opted by the culture … Continue reading
The next Biblical Studies Carnival is now posted at BLT (which, I’ve come to learn, can also stand for “Bible, literature, and theology”). Share this: Digg this postRecommend on FacebookTweet about itSubscribe to the comments on this postTell a friend
No charge is laid against the Laodiceans of evils such as find mention in the other letters. This presumably relates to the nature of their faith. The Laodiceans do not reject the gospel of Christ, nor do they affirm it … Continue reading
Check out Scot McKnight’s review of Carl Trueman’s The Creedal Imperative. The best part of this book, other than Trueman’s occasional zingers at church goofinesses and cultural nonsense, is his chapter on the usefulness of creeds. I found this chapter … Continue reading
According to the tag line, The Jesus Blog is “a weblog dedicated to historical Jesus research brought to you by a hillbilly and a treehugger.” Sounds like my kind of place! Share this: Digg this postRecommend on FacebookTweet about itSubscribe … Continue reading
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