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Review: Equality of believers

Here’s my review of Richard Elphick, 2012: “The equality of  believers. Protestant missionaries and the racial politics of South Africa.” review-equality-of-believers .

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Herrenhuter readings for Wednesday, the 16th July 2014

I will remember the deeds of the LORD; yes, I will remember your miracles of long ago. I will consider all your works and meditate on all your mighty deeds.” (Psa 77:11-12 NIV) The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that … Continue reading

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Why Theology of the Lutheran Confessions?

Edmund Schlink in his “Theology of the Lutheran Confessions” (Fortress Press: Philadelphia, 1967) elaborates that besides looking at the Confessions merely historically and even theologically, they need to be recognized as Confessions and/or confessional exposition of the Bible. What does … Continue reading

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Löhe on Lk.2,18-19 (Christmas)

All who heard it were amazed at what the shepherds said to them. But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart. (Luk 2:18-19 NIV) Why did those shepherds not immediately start to talk, teach and … Continue reading

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Löhe on Romans 15:4

For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope. (Rom 15:4 NIV) Patience is not just lazily doing … Continue reading

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Political commentary: FW de Klerk on Africa’s perspective on Europe

SPEECH BY FORMER PRESIDENT FW DE KLERK  AT THE 12TH EUROPE LECTURE  THE HAGUE 25 OCTOBER 2013 EUROPE IN THE WORLD – A PERSPECTIVE FROM AFRICA AND SOUTH AFRICA I wish to speak to you tonight about Africa’s perception of Europe. I … Continue reading

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Löhe on 1. Corinthians 15:3-6

For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures, and … Continue reading

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SELK INFO: Geschichte des SELK Gesangbuchs

Gesangbuchgeschichte detailliert nachgezeichnet SELK: Weingarten-Vortrag im Druck erschienen Marburg/Verden, 26.7.2013 – selk – Im vergangenen September veranstaltete der Verein für Freikirchenforschung e.V. (www.freikirchenforschung.de) in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Christlichen Sängerbund e.V. in Marburg eine Arbeitstagung zum Thema „Liedgut und Musik in … Continue reading

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Löhe on Romans 6,21

What benefit did you reap at that time from the things you are now ashamed of? Those things result in death! (Rom 6:21 NIV) St. Paul clarifies clearly what is past and what is present. The Christians were slaves of … Continue reading

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LÖHE ON ROMANS 11:34-35

“Who has known the mind of the Lord? Or who has been his counselor? Who has ever given to God, that God should repay him?” (Rom 11:34-35 NIV) St. Paul puts three questions – each one progressing deeper into the … Continue reading

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