Monthly Archives: February 2018

Christians and Book-Burning in Late Antiquity

Originally posted on Larry Hurtado's Blog:
I’ve just finished reading Dirk Rohmann, Christianity, Book-Burning and Censorship in Late Antiquity (De Gruyter, 2016; Baylor University Press, 2017), a detailed and wide-ranging study of the effects of Christianity on the survival…

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Church Write-Up: Forgiveness, Saints, Passions and the Divine

For church last Sunday, I attended the Missouri Synod Lutheran church, its Sunday School class on patristic interpretations of the Gospel of John, and the “Pen” church. I will consider the Missouri Synod and “Pen” services together, since they overlapped … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: A Place at Our Table

Amy Clipston.  A Place at Our Table.  Zondervan, 2017.  See here to buy the book. A Place at Our Table is the first book of Amy Clipston’s “Amish Homestead” series.  Jamie Riehl is a volunteer firefighter and is Amish.  He … Continue reading

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Roger Olson: Remembering Billy Graham

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/rogereolson/2018/02/remembering-billy-graham-1918-2018/

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Billy Graham 1918–2018 — End Time Mysteries

As I’m sure you’ve probably heard, the great Evangelist Billy Graham passed away February 21, 2018. He was 99 years old. I didn’t know him personally, but I worked at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) for 8 ½ years. … Continue reading

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5 Reasons I Love Billy Graham — Avalon Beach Church

I originally wrote this post in honor of Billy Graham’s 96th Birthday. As I celebrate this great man’s homecoming, I needed to declare again why I love him. I’m sure I could come up with 50, but I’ve zeroed in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jesus And The Jewish Roots Of The Eucharist

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
Jesus And The Jewish Roots Of The Eucharist:  Unlocking The Secrets Of The Last Supper, by Brant Pitre I have some deeply mixed feelings about this book, but ultimately while I found that the…

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Billy Graham in black and white — Khanya

The death of Billy Graham was followed by a flood of posts on social media, some praising him to the heavens as more honourable than the cherubim and more glorious beyond compare than the seraphim, and others damning him as … Continue reading

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Why Almost Everyone Wants to Say Thank You to the Legendary Evangelist Billy Graham — BCNN1 WP

Almost everyone, it seems, wants to personally thank Billy Graham. Their gratitude flows in a wave of books, private and public. via Why Almost Everyone Wants to Say Thank You to the Legendary Evangelist Billy Graham — BCNN1 WP

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Some Response to Billy Graham’s Critics — The Evangelical Calvinist

I think the first time I ever was confronted with hyper-Calvinism was as a young child, it was while I was watching a Billy Graham crusade. I remember seeing men outside of the stadium where the crusade was being held … Continue reading

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