November 2006 Archives

Piper on Tyndale and Erasmus

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Phil: Here's the original lecture manuscript upon which Piper's ETS lecture was based: Always Singing One Note--A Vernacular Bible: Why William Tyndale Lived and Died.Here is an excerpt:"It is ironic and sad that today supposedly avant-garde Christian writers can strike... continue

Christian Unions in the UK go to court

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As a sign of where political correctness has taken things in Britain, today's The Times as this article on why three University Christian Unions in Britain are preparing to take legal action against university authorities for not allowing non-Christians to address their meetings... continue

OOOps

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Thanks Phil! I'm at home and in bed with "the dreaded lurgy" -- some kind of cold/flu thing. I got the flu shot but I guess it didn't work! Stephen Dawkins -- who is he? I meant Richard Dawkins. In... continue

Blood Earnest

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John Piper gave a rousing address on William Tyndale yesterday at the annual meetings of the Evangelical Theology Society (ETS).  The address was sponsored by Crossway Books as part of its ongoing effort to promote the English Standard Version (ESV). ... continue

Hawking/Dawkins

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For the sake of clarity, I believe Derek means Richard Dawkins, the high priest of evolution as a worldview.  And I wonder if maybe the Stephen came from another eminent scientist: Dr. Hawking.... continue

Der Freischütz?

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For one minute Carl, i thought you were blogging on Carl Maria von Weber (composer of the opera, Der Freischütz), but then reality struck me! But I'm intrigued to know whether you agree with Max Weber's thesis in The Protestant Ethic... continue

Dawkins v. Robertson

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Our good friend, David Robertson (Free Church, Dundee) has written a  review of Stephen Dawkins' latest book, The God Delusion. His review was posted on the Dawkins web page (initially on the front page!). The responses (most are vitriolic) are phenomenal.... continue

Split P's

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A friend sent the following link to an article about two Ohio congregations that have voted to leave the Presbyterian Church USA: http://www.ohio.com/mld/ohio/living/people/family/16007379.htmI was particularly struck by Pastor Weyrick's comments about investing time and energy in fighting denominational issues.  Some... continue

The Dreaded Christian Table

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Writing in relevantmagazine.com, Daniel Holland describes his traumatic experiences as a waiter in a small restaurant (location unknown), serving the "Christian table" on Sunday nights:"I'd heard from counteless others that the 'Church crowd' is hands down the worst group of... continue

SC3

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OK Ligon, we're getting impatient now. How long will we have to wait for your apologetical insights into Santa Claus 3? Did you see any Christological motifs? Was it up there with Lord of the Rings? Should we forsake all and... continue
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