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The women weep because their husbands despise them – Update on Malachi 2

Ruth M Davis has updated her article Altars Covered in Tears – Malachi. So I have updated my blog post about it. Ruth’s now says: The women weep because their husbands despise them. Malachi holds up Abraham as an example of a man with an excellent spirit toward his wife, and exhorts the men to …

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Whose tears are covering the altar in Malachi 2? The Matthew Bible vs. the Geneva Bible, Puritans and Calvin

Ruth Magnusson Davis is gently updating the 1537 Matthew Bible into modern English. Ruth has shown that the Geneva Bible translated this passage in Malachi very differently from how the Matthew Bible had translated it. If you’ve never heard of the Matthew Bible or the Geneva Bible, I explain what they are below. But first, …

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Calvinism And Domestic Violence: there’s a correlation but we can’t say Calvinism *causes* domestic violence

…there is a correlation between Calvinism and domestic violence. .. It is not Calvinism per se but mostly males who use Calvinism’s hierarchical theories and sovereignty theories to perform and justify behaviors. – Scot McKnight, reporting the findings of recent research into Domestic Violence Myth Acceptance (DVMA) and how that correlates with religiousness and particular types …

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Thursday Thought — John Calvin: GEM of a quote

Recently Pastor Sam Powell posted a gem of a quote by John Calvin on his Facebook page.  In addition to adding the quote to our GEMS page, we wanted to highlight the quote in a stand-alone post along with the excellent conversation that ensued between Pastor Powell and Pastor Crippen. John Calvin quote …it would be …

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