The Implementation of the Ecclesiastical Ordinances


Shared from Zwinglius Redivivus, a snippet.   The “Ecclesiastical Ordinances,” were solemnly ratified January 2, 1542, as the Church law of Geneva. The Ordinances begin “In the name of God Almighty, we the Syndics, Small and Great Councils with our people assembled at the sound of the trumpet and the great clock, according to ourContinue reading “The Implementation of the Ecclesiastical Ordinances”

“From the Maccabees to the Mishnah, Third Edition” by Shayne J. D. Cohen


Shared from The Biblical Review, a snippet.   I would like to express my gratitude to Westminster John Knox Press for providing me with a review copy in exchange for my honest opinion. Additionally, because the first edition was published in 1987, I will primarily focus on the newest additions, rather than repeat any oldContinue reading ““From the Maccabees to the Mishnah, Third Edition” by Shayne J. D. Cohen”

Convince Me There’s A God – Archaeology 29


Shared from Faith & Self Defense, a snippet.   In past studies we saw that archaeologists have discovered records of three ancient deportations of people from Judah to Babylon: 605 BC, 597 BC, and 586 BC. Daniel was taken during the first captivity in 605 BC (Daniel 1:1-7). Many scholars believe Ezekiel was taken duringContinue reading “Convince Me There’s A God – Archaeology 29”

Help Me Determine My 2016 Writing Schedule


Shared from Dr. Rick Brannan, a snippet.   I have a few different options to pursue with my overall 2016 research and writing survey. But I want to know what other folks out there think. I have my own personal ideas on what I would like to focus on, overall (detailed in my Changing Focus post),Continue reading “Help Me Determine My 2016 Writing Schedule”

New book on Archaeology and the Bible


Shared from Luke Chandler, a snippet.   A new book titled, Digging Deeper into the Word: The Relevance of Archaeology to Christian Apologetics is available on Amazon. The author is Dr. Dale Manor, Professor of Archaeology and the Bible at Harding University.Dr. Manor is Field Director of excavations at Tel Beth-Shemesh, an important site forContinue reading “New book on Archaeology and the Bible”

Attention – Residents of Chester and Wales


Shared from Zwinglius Redivivus, a snippet.   ‘A New Apologetics: Speaking of God in a World Troubled by Religion’ Professor Elaine Graham (Canon Theologian, Chester Cathedral and Grosvenor Research Professor of Practical Theology, University of Chester) What do we think of when we hear the term ‘Christian apologetics’? In some circles, it has become synonymousContinue reading “Attention – Residents of Chester and Wales”

Hello Goodbye


Originally posted on cookiecrumbstoliveby:
You say goodbye and I say hello Hello hello I don’t know why you say goodbye, I say hello Hello hello I don’t know why you say goodbye, I say hello (Hello Goodbye-The Beatles) “Hope Smiles from the threshold of the year to come, Whispering ‘it will be happier’…” ― Alfred…

A Change In SIH Commenting Procedures


Originally posted on Settled In Heaven Blog:
? Beginning in 2016, readers will no longer be able to post comments to this site.  This change is being made to facilitate the handling of comments being received from the increasing number of SIH internet sites. Please submit your comments, questions or suggestions concerning any SIH posting MADE…

The December Biblical Studies Carnival


Dr. Jim West and his Carnival, a snippet. The December Carnival is strictly related to Biblical Studies.   We’re going old school.  We’re starting the New Year off with a gigantic collection of posts related to the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament.  And that’s it.  So enjoy!   Source: The December Biblical Studies Carnival