I seem to remember that part of the civil war that was the Arian controversy in the early Church involved rival hymnody. The Arians, with Arius leading from the front, wrote hymns that dressed the heresy in a musical form … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: February 2010
The Baptist had preached repentance, but it didn’t help. The Church has done the same for two thousand years, and it still doesn’t appear to have helped. It looks like other means are necessary to get people to listen. Shouldn’t … Continue reading
… not sailing!
As part of my preparation for preaching on Isaiah 6:1–13 next Sunday, I was reading Luther’s lectures on Isaiah. I was intrigued that the translation (presumably Vulgate) he was using rendered Isa 6:5 as, “Woe is me! For I was … Continue reading
I don’t know what it’s like from an author’s point of view, but as a reader of books I have got the impression that the two hardest things in writing a book are the beginning and the ending. The story … Continue reading
There is a limited number of Lutheran Study Bibles available for sale at the CPH list price, plus p&p (within the UK). Mostly the basic hardback edition (£21.60—or half the Amazon.co.uk price), but also some others, including the Genuine Leather … Continue reading