Daily Archives: February 22, 2008

6 posts

SBL Announcements

I received this from SBL: Greetings: We wanted to share some important news and reminders with you regarding the 2008 SBL Meetings! Annual Meeting Call for Papers: There are new program units listed on the Call for Papers http://www.sbl-site.org/meetings/Congresses_CallForPapers.aspx?MeetingId=12 for the SBL Annual Meeting in Boston. Don’t forget, the Call for Papers http://www.sbl-site.org/meetings/Congresses_CallForPapers.aspx?MeetingId=12 closes at midnight, Eastern US time, on Friday, February 29. International Meeting Registration and Housing Registration and Housing is now available online […]

Rick is Right

As is so often the case, my friend Rick is right. Presiding Bishop – Heal thyself! Turns out that five Anglican primates have announced their intention to boycott the 2008 Lambeth Conference. (I wish they would not. Even if it turns out Lambeth 2008 is a waste of time and effort – at least give it one last chance if only to prove that playing by the rules is a waste of effort and time.) […]

Scientific study into religious belief launched – University of Oxford

I posted a twitter to this link while I was out of town. Here is the direct OU link: Scientific study into religious belief launched – University of Oxford This study will not prove or disprove any aspect of religion, it will allow us to have a more intelligent and informed debate. -Professor Roger Trigg Is that really what we want? Isn’t name calling and dilettantism more fun?  

Lenten Devotional: “Hold fast to our confession”

14 Since, then, we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast to our confession. 15 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who in every respect has been tested as we are, yet without sin. 16 Let us therefore approach the throne of grace with boldness, so that we […]