Joel Watts has Hated Zwingli for More Than a Century

The image above first came to my attention on Allan Bevere's blog. But today the publisher E. J. Brill shared it on Facebook, adding the detail that it is supposed to be the preface to the 1830 book Zwingli’s Letters and Treatises by Joel Watts. The message of this “Peeface” for us today? Proofread. Carefully. [Read More...]

Evidence from Ancient Texts

How do we know things about the past? Whether in history or in the natural sciences, it involves working with surviving data and using deductive reasoning and logical inference. Dennis Venema has been blogging about “Genomes as Ancient Texts.” In the latest installment, he provides diagrams illustrating how scientists deduce that two organisms are related [Read More...]


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