Top Posts & Pages
- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
- Bart Ehrman on Luke 3:22 and Anti-Adoptionism
- Why Did Jesus Tell Mary, "Mine Hour Is Not Yet Come" (John 2:4)?
- John and Realized Eschatology
- "Two Thousand Miles for a Five Minute Speech"
- Is Dale Carnegie Biblical?; Compromise for God; Pagan Roots; Callimachus; Priests and Allegory; Israelite Welfare System; Lois Wilson
- The Death Penalty
- Genesis 4:13: Did Cain Repent?
- Reactions to Sybil (2008)
- James D.L. Staunton, Relationships, Talents
- Church Write-Up: Midnight, Transformed, New Colossians Class
- Book Write-Up: Free to Choose, by Milton and Rose Friedman
- Book Write-Up: The Devil’s Chessboard, by David Talbot
- The Federalist: Georgia Confirms The Pre-Trump GOP Is Dead And Gone
- The Federalist: How The Free Market Can Protect And Preserve The Environment
- Christmas Services; Abuse of Power; The Real Extremists, the Far Left, by Billy James Hargis
- Jesus and the Jordan, Jesus the Nazarene, God’s Choice, Spiritual Practices of Jesus, Where the Right Went Wrong (Patrick J. Buchanan)
- Genesis 22; The Learning Cycle; A Republic, Not an Empire, by Patrick J. Buchanan
- Jesus’s Theological Genealogies, Original Sin and the Fall, Enhancing Christian Life
- Why Unthankful?; the Vine Creates a Community; Romans 15-16; How to Read Daniel
Monthly Archives: May 2011
In this post, I’ll talk about what Ernst Nicholson says on page 173 about Erhard Blum’s views regarding KD, a Deuteronomist in the early post-exilic period. Remember that Blum’s argument is that the Deuteronomist added a redactional layer to stories … Continue reading
For my write-up today of Frank Crusemann’s The Torah: Theology and Social History of Old Testament Law, I have three items: 1. On page 107, Crusemann states: “There probably was a Mosaically legitimized institution during the monarchic period that made … Continue reading
In Psalm 82, the topic is God’s judgment of the unjust gods of the divine assembly. What is the setting for these Psalms? I looked up what Sigmund Mowinckel said on Psalm 82 in The Psalms in Israel’s Worship, and … Continue reading
I started Frank Crusemann’s The Torah: Theology and Social History of Old Testament Law. In this post, I will talk about his chronicle of the development of the concept of Torah: law given from Mount Sinai (or Horeb). On pages … Continue reading
I may return to my series on Blum in the future. Right now, I want to write some on Rolf Rendtorff’s Covenant Formula. I’m not entirely satisfied with my posts on that book, so I decided to read a couple … Continue reading
I may do a series of posts on the scholarship of Erhard Blum. For the time being, I’ll draw from Ernest Nicholson’s The Pentateuch in the Twentieth Century, but I may eventually draw from other sources as well. On page … Continue reading
In this post, I’ll be talking about a few points in Otto Kaiser’s commentary on Isaiah 1-12. 1. On pages 25-26, Kaiser talks about Isaiah 2, in which the nations of the earth come to Zion to learn God’s ways … Continue reading
This will be my last post on Jacob Milgrom’s Excursus 70 in his Jewish Publication Society commentary on the Book of Numbers. The excursus is entitled “The Settlement of Transjordan (chap. 32)”. My last two posts have been about the … Continue reading
I finished Otto Kaiser’s commentary from the 1960’s on Isaiah 1-12. My goal in this post is to address a question: Why does Kaiser attribute certain passages in the Book of Isaiah to Isaiah, but other passages to a later … Continue reading
I finished John Van Seters’ Abraham in History and Tradition. I have two items: Genesis 22, and explanatory phrases. 1. As I look at Anthony Campbell and Mark O’ Brien’s Sources of the Pentateuch, I see that Martin Noth attributed … Continue reading