Tag Archives: canon

Authorship in Hebrew Culture

This post wasn’t supposed to go up until January. By then, I intended to have written an introduction for it. Somehow. it just went up today. I was horrified, as I thought it was set to “draft,” not Dec. 23. … Continue reading

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The Power of Almost True

This post is in reference to this article, published in the Huffington post. Bernard Starr, the author, claims that the Catholics suppressed the reading of the Bible because they did not want individual members to see just how Jewish the … Continue reading

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Authority of the Apostles in the Early Church

No written blog today. I wanted to share this video. This is a relatively comprehensive look at the early Christian understanding of the role and authority of the apostles, the source of the Scriptures, the role of tradition, the preservation … Continue reading

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Through the Bible in a Year: Matthew 1 to 7

I wrote an introduction to this week’s readings. It gives the day by day readings and a way to deal with the extra length of this week’s commentary. It also has a prayer request! In today’s case, you will find … Continue reading

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The Nephilim, the Book of Enoch, Honesty, and Fear

One more of the questions that was asked of John Lennox today (June 18; I’m scheduling these posts 2 days apart) was who the Nephilim were. Nephilim is the Hebrew word translated "giants" in Genesis 6:4. These Nephilim were the … Continue reading

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Too Lazy to Reason, Part II

So, if you get your tradition from a good source, a source that bears good fruit, then you’re okay. You don’t have to do all that research. You can let them do it for you, and you can trust them. Continue reading

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The Bible and a Closed Canon:(Should There Only Be 66 Books?)

One of these days I’m going to have time to do justice to the series I was doing on the appearance of Paul from 1 Thessalonians 2. There’s one post on exhortation I really want to get to, but I … Continue reading

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Kicking Over Sacred Cows: The Desperate Need for Change in Evangelical Christianity

If this is your first trip to my blog in the last 24 hours or in the last few days, don’t forget to scroll down past this article and see the ones on answers to prayer. They are encouraging and … Continue reading

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The Bible and the Church

Well, I’m still reading A High View of Scripture? by Craig Allert, and I’m still it in random order.I’m in the middle of the third chapter, but I’ve read the end and beginning of it already. He brings up a very … Continue reading

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