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Opinion: Is Philadelphia Biblical University Dancing with Satan?

Updated 5/1/12: Added to references section blog articles by Thom Turner and Jamie Gleason on the name change. Introduction In 2001 I left my home in Westerlo (New York) and took up residence in Souder Dormitory at Philadelphia College of Bible (PCB). The next year the name would change to Philadelphia Biblical University (PBU). In

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Movie Review: Vision: From the Life of Hildegard von Bingen.

Today I watched one of those movies that I kept thinking, “I should watch that” but never quite felt in the mood. A foreign-language (German) biographical drama about a twelfth century nun, Hildegard von Bingen, it is one of those dramas that looks good but one wonders if it will be just another boring epic

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Study Bibles.

Introduction This post is a review of the currently available study bibles. These are English translations of the Old and New Testaments found in the Christian Bible that include notes, maps, cross-references, and other features that delineate them as a “study” bible. At the time I performed this aggregation (1/16/12) there were 1,127 results for

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Book Review: Crazy for God by Francis Schaeffer (Memoir).

One of the leading evangelical theologians and philosophers of contemporary times was Francis Schaeffer. His son, Frank Schaeffer, was once a leader in the evangelical movement along with his father Francis but has since distanced himself from the evangelical movement. Crazy for God is Schaeffer’s raw memoir of life as a Schaeffer. The volume is

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