Daily Archives: 27/03/2011

Painting of the day: ‘Beach at Savary Island’ by E. J. Hughes

‘Beach at Savary Island’ by E. J. Hughes

Posted in Visual Arts

Why God having a wife isn’t a “buried secret” despite Dr. Francesca Stavrakopoulou’s claims

Published by Eerdmans in 2005. Hardcover: ISBN 978-0802828521 Softcover: ISBN 978-0802863942 On Google Books. More on Dr. Francesca Stavrakopoulou and ‘The Bible’s Buried Secrets’: Profile of controversial BBC religion presenter Dr. Francesca Stavrakopoulou Blog comment on controversial BBC religion presenter Dr. Francesca Stavrakopoulou Tim Bulkeley answers … Continue reading

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Atheist Christopher Hitchens admits that he has a fawning cult following of disciples and acolytes

I’ve posted about the Cult of Christopher Hitchens before, see here, and now Hitchens himself has admitted his cult status.  In a recent interview he talked about his followers and acolytes: Hitchens said that he is constantly contacted by other atheists telling … Continue reading

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Historian James Hannam on Dr. Francesca Stavrakopoulou and ‘The Bible’s Buried Secrets’

‘What is the buried secret?  It seems to me that Dr. Stavrakopoulou is an Old Testament Bart Ehrman trying to turn mainstream scholarship into something radical that is a serious problem for the Christian (and Jewish) faith.  It’s neither and … Continue reading

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