The Call of Wisdom

This choral composition by Will Todd is a setting of Biblical texts from Proverbs 8 with some additional words. HT Methoughts, Mefeats, and Medefeats   [Read more...]

A Professor’s Prayer

And a couple more great recent items from PHD Comics:   [Read more...]

When Hell Freezes Over

If the saying is referring to Hell, Michigan, then it has already happened. In fact, the photo is from 2008, but it is not surprising that it has begun to circulate again, since I am fairly sure that Hell has frozen over this year, too…   [Read more...]

Proverbs 3:5 – Fundamentalist Version

The thought struck me today that, since fundamentalism tends to be about having the right doctrines and the right understanding of them, it represents a reversal of the classic memory verse, Proverbs 3:5. The original reads (here in the New Living Translation), “Trust in the LORD with all your heart; do not depend on your [Read More...]

Lecture on Wisdom Literature in the Bible

The first couple of words seem to have been cut off. I am not sure why it does that on some occasions but not others. All that is missing is my mention that a theme for this week is “Diversity in the Bible” which I then point out connects naturally with the Wisdom literature. [Read more...]

Whoever Ignores Correction Leads Others Astray

The title of this post comes from Proverbs 10:17. I could have quoted Proverbs 12:1, or 15:12, or any number of other Bible verses about accepting correction, but Prov. 10:17 seemed the most fitting of all of them. I’ve recently been trying to communicate with someone who, because he pays lip service to the divine [Read More...]


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