Category Archives: Theology etc.

New Testament Follies

I started to watch an older video of Bart Ehrman, the New Testament scholar. In a minute, I had to turn it off. The fundamental dishonesty was so thick, so multi-layered, that I literally could not handle more than a … Continue reading

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The Miracle of the Sun

Today, October 13, 2017 is the one hundredth anniversary of the “miracle of the sun,” the culminating event of the apparitions at Fatima. The phenomenon was witnessed by thousands of people, many of whom lived till recent years and whose … Continue reading

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Heavenward Ho

So, I have bought what I need, and am now going to enjoy it. I have the new telescope, mount, extender, red-dot finder, barlow, 40mm Plössl, Baader neodymium filter, and still have my 25mm ED from Agena and BST 4mm. … Continue reading

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Mind Your Thees and Thous

You may possibly have noticed that, even when freely translating something and not simply quoting, I often prefer to use the old pronouns, like “thee” and “thou.” I don’t do this if it’s a colloquial conversation, or in an email, … Continue reading

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Protected: Triangulation

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Protected: Number One Son

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Hymn Tempos

Yesterday, the choir sang two Bach choruses: the Charles Winfred Douglas setting of O GOTT DU FROMMER GOTT, and “The Lord will not suffer,” Psalm CXXI, from Cantata 71. The Douglas arrangement is misleading, as the title screams THE CHORALES … Continue reading

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Protected: Sirach

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