Day: October 6, 2011

Dead Sea scrolls available online

According to the release, five Dead Sea Scrolls have been digitized so far, including the Great Isaiah Scroll, the Community Rule Scroll, the Commentary on Habakkuk Scroll, the Temple Scroll, and the War Scroll. Search queries using Google send users directly to the online versions.

Divine goodness and perpetual repentance

Too often, Christians dig such a deep pit for ourselves with our doctrines of sin that we have difficulty climbing out, even though we know we have Christ at our side. Beginning from the divine goodness saves us from the temptation of despair. It has the additional benefit of showing us the depth of our sin more clearly.

Money, might and the name of God

A pundit high up in the affairs of the multi-national corporations used the word ‘sacred’ about 20 times in just a few minutes to describe the instruments and machinery of global capitalism. We have gotten to the point where questioning the ultimate validity of the transnational capitalist system and the authority of its secretive priesthood is the equivalent of blasphemy.