Archives: February 2008

the irs and the ucc...presidential tango

Posted February 29, 2008 @ 6:45am | by Tripp

Welcome to the church, my friends.Obama speech to denominationspurs IRS investigation of UCCBy Robert MarusWASHINGTON (ABP) -- A speech that Barack Obama made last year to his fellow Congregationalists has spurred an Internal Revenue Service investigation that threatens the tax-exempt status...

 

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separation anxiety

Posted February 28, 2008 @ 6:46am | by Tripp

Where Calvin would eventually go awry would be in making this policy one for the entire city of Geneva. There would be a Christian litmus test of sorts with proper allegiance being to the church as proper for the citizenry as well.

 

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more thesis: gotta have max

Posted February 27, 2008 @ 7:33am | by Tripp

Max Thurian, in The Eucharistic Memorial, suggests that Calvin's theology of the Holy Spirit in the Eucharist is derived "from a sermon attributed to Chrysostom by Erasmus and printed in the edition of his works published at Basel in 1530."

 

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sign language...

Posted February 26, 2008 @ 9:30am | by Tripp

This Thursday I will be taking part in a panel discussion about language and privilege. I am, as has been advertised, the token straight male white guy....and a Baptist Minister (horrors!) as well. Language and Privilege: A Panel Discussion Feb 28, 20086:00 PM - 8:00 PM Have you ever...

 

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thesis-ing

Posted February 26, 2008 @ 6:06am | by Tripp

As essential as the regular frequency of the observance may have been to Calvin, Barth suggests that this was not Calvin’s principal concern. In stead, the principal concern was the purity of the church, the worthiness of the congregant to come forward. “The institution of the...

 

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monday videoblog: beach blanket bingo

Posted February 25, 2008 @ 1:57pm | by Tripp

monday videoblog: beach blanket bingo Add to My Profile | More Videos

 

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