Monthly Archives: April 2016

Mark Chancey: The Constitutional Conundrum of Teaching “Bible History” in American Public Schools

By Deane Professor Mark Chancey delivered a lecture at Trinity University on April 13, 2016 entitled “The Constitutional Conundrum of Teaching ‘Bible History’ in American Public Schools.” The lecture was delivered in the 2016 Lennox Series and Seminar at Trinity University (San Antonio, Texas).
When public schools teach about the Bible, they often …read more

Mark Chancey: The Constitutional Conundrum of Teaching “Bible History” in American Public Schools

By Deane Professor Mark Chancey delivered a lecture at Trinity University on April 13, 2016 entitled “The Constitutional Conundrum of Teaching ‘Bible History’ in American Public Schools.” The lecture was delivered in the 2016 Lennox Series and Seminar at Trinity University (San Antonio, Texas).
When public schools teach about the Bible, they often …read more

Mark Chancey: The Constitutional Conundrum of Teaching “Bible History” in American Public Schools

By Deane Professor Mark Chancey delivered a lecture at Trinity University on April 13, 2016 entitled “The Constitutional Conundrum of Teaching ‘Bible History’ in American Public Schools.” The lecture was delivered in the 2016 Lennox Series and Seminar at Trinity University (San Antonio, Texas).
When public schools teach about the Bible, they often …read more

Netherworld or night sky?

By jps In Mesopotamian cosmology, the night sky is identical to the netherworld, stemming from an understanding that the celestial sphere steadily rotated from east to west, bringing the heavenly bodies up and down the horizon (Woods 2009: 209). Accordingly, the heaven of daytime turned into a netherworld after the sunset, which …read more

Here and now

By jps The speaker who uses the present imperative sees a connection between the existing situation (as he sees it!) and the action ordered. This means that, on account of the situation, he wants somebody to start performing an action at once. But we should always remember that this “at once” is …read more

9. The Human "Chimp to Bee" Switch

By Ken Schenck Jonathan Haidt’s The Righteous Mind continues. I’ve blogged on:1. Introduction2. Intuitive Dogs and Rational Tails3. Elephants Rule4. Three Domains of Morality5. Taste Buds of the Righteous Mind6. The Moral Foundations of Politics7. The Conservative Advantage8. Morality an Evolutionary AdvantageToday it’s chapter 10: “The Hive Switch.”1. Haidt’s basic hypothesis in this …read more

Progressive Covenantalism: Charting a Course between Dispensational and Covenant Theologies

By Andy Naselli This book just released:
Stephen J. Wellum and Brent E. Parker, eds. Progressive Covenantalism: Charting a Course between Dispensational and Covenant Theologies. Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 2016.
My endorsement:
These ten essays exegetically and theologically support the argument that Steve Wellum and Peter Gentry present in Kingdom through Covenant (2012). Unlike covenant theology, …read more

The Saint Hilarious Herald: Southern Seminary Students Build Shrine to Tom Schreiner

By Michael F. Bird The Saint Hilarious Herald: Southern Seminary Students Build Shrine to Tom Schreiner Students at the Southern Seminary Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky have begun building shrines and icons to one of their most beloved teachers, Professor Thomas R. Schreiner, the renowned biblical scholar and pastor. Thomas R. Schreiner is …read more

The Saint Hilarious Herald: Southern Seminary Students Build Shrine to Tom Schreiner

By Michael F. Bird The Saint Hilarious Herald: Southern Seminary Students Build Shrine to Tom Schreiner Students at the Southern Seminary Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky have begun building shrines and icons to one of their most beloved teachers, Professor Thomas R. Schreiner, the renowned biblical scholar and pastor. Thomas R. Schreiner is …read more

The Saint Hilarious Herald: Southern Seminary Students Build Shrine to Tom Schreiner

By Michael F. Bird The Saint Hilarious Herald: Southern Seminary Students Build Shrine to Tom Schreiner Students at the Southern Seminary Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky have begun building shrines and icons to one of their most beloved teachers, Professor Thomas R. Schreiner, the renowned biblical scholar and pastor. Thomas R. Schreiner is …read more

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