Monthly Archives: October 2010

In Memory

Henry Francis Lyte wrote the hymn “Abide With Me” as he was dying of tuberculosis. He passed away within 3 weeks of finishing it. My mother passed away early in the morning on Oct. 12. Over these last three difficult … Continue reading

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>Wright on the Prodigal Son

>“Years of scholarship have produced many commentaries on Luke, and many books on the parables. But none that I have been able to consult has noted the feature which seems to me most striking and obvious. Consider: here is a … Continue reading

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No One Holy Like the Lord

Dr. Peter Gentry’s recent faculty address “No One Holy, Like the Lord” at SBTS is a remarkable piece of biblical scholarship with enormous implications for how we read and teach the Bible. I’ve had to listen to it two times … Continue reading

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>I am now 23 years old. To commemorate the occasion I visited the Pera Museum, to see their impressive collection of Orientalist art (particularly The Tortoise Trainer by Ottoman intellectual Osman Hamdi Bey) and was surprised to discover a very … Continue reading

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