November 2006 Archives

RUF Banned from Brown University

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Reformed University Fellowship, the student-based fellowship of the Presbyterian Church in America, have been banned from meeting on the campus of Brown University. See the following links:Here and here and here.... continue

No thanks

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For those interested, Ian Glover sent me the actual text about the Scottish minister who was so ungrateful: Letter   addressed to Rev Robert [?], Kirkintilloch, by [Rev] Finlay Stewart November 9th 1813. (Letter addressed to members of Presbytery calling to... continue

Reflections on being a grandfather

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Thanks Phil. You are quite correct. I am a three-month old grandfather of a beautiful girl named "Hannah May." In Belfast, where my daughter and son-in-law live, she is known as Hannah, but in Mississippi, these sweet folk have a... continue

Senior Moment

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I believe I am right in saying that Derek Thomas is now a grandfather, and for the first time.  Derek, would you care to give us any personal reflections on this significant milestone in the Thomas family?... continue

Gremlins

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To all those of you who have e-mailed concerning my Nietzsche review and what appears to be gobbledygook; we are working on it. I'm blaming Trueman for his virulent attacks on my ethnicity!... continue

Nothing to give thanks for....

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Given the question on the blog, I'm reminded of an anecdote my good pal, Rev Ian Glover, told me recently.  When doing archival work in Edinburgh, he came across one Scottish minister (whether 18th or 19th century, I cannot remember)... continue

Stephen's question

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Cards on the table -- like Derek, I know Stephen Williams.  He was my predecessor in the editorial chair at Themelios and, when I took over, memorably told me it was like `selling a second hand car to a friend'. ... continue

New Edition Is Up

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For those who may not have noticed, a new edition of the e-zine is now online, including--among other things--Ron Gleason's biographical sketch of Herman Bavinck, along with a review of the English translations of his Reformed Dogmatics. (Interesting and impressive... continue

The Preacher as Rooster

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From Charles Spurgeon's sermon on "Peter's Restoration" ("And immediately, while he was still speaking, the rooster crowed. And the Lord turned and looked at Peter. And Peter remembered the saying of the Lord"; Luke 22:60-61):"I like to think of the... continue

M-m-m-m-y Generation

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The Who played Philly on Saturday night.  America may have the greatest rock poets in Dylan and The Boss, but England (Wales strangely absent, Del-Boy....) still has the greatest live rock band in the world.... continue
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