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- "The Struggle for an Education"
- Genesis 4:13: Did Cain Repent?
- Augustine, Aquinas, and Luther on the Sabbath
- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
- Hidden Secrets, and John Schneider's Testimony
- Chapters 19, 21-23 of The Stand
- More on Christ in the Rig Veda (With a Question Mark)
- The Seating Arrangement at the Last Supper
- About Me
- Theological Influences: The Churches of Christ — Experimental Theology
- Quiz Show: Bible Contradictions! — Triablogue
- Church Write-Up: Atoning for Betrayal
- Was the American Civil War About Slavery?
- The Devil’s Redemption — Triablogue
- Book Review: The War That Made America
- Evangelical Reflections on Seventh-day Adventism: Yesterday and Today, Part 3 (of 3)
- Evangelical Reflections on Seventh-day Adventism: Yesterday and Today, Part 2 (of 3)
- Evangelical Reflections on Seventh-day Adventism: Yesterday and Today, Part 1 (of 3)
Category Archives: Greco-Roman
Barbara Graziosi. The Gods of Olympus: A History. New York: Metropolitan Books, 2014. See here to purchase the book. Barbara Graziosi is a scholar in classics. The Gods of Olympus concerns views about the Greek gods throughout history. Here are … Continue reading
A while back, I wrote a blog post, “Judaism, Abortion, and Joan,” in which I talked about ancient Jewish ideas about the unborn. The post centered around different Jewish interpretations of Exodus 22:22-25. This passage states (in the KJV): If … Continue reading
At church this morning, the pastor preached about the Parable of the Prodigal Son (Luke 15:11-32). Earlier in the service, there was a skit about the parable. The pastor made a point about the parable that overlaps with other themes … Continue reading
I recently finished Philo’s Special Laws I for my daily quiet time. Yesterday, I moved on to Special Laws II. Philo was a first century C.E. Jewish thinker in Alexandria, Egypt. He interpreted the Torah in light of Greek philosophy. … Continue reading
http://christthetao.blogspot.com/2015/12/bart-ehrman-scams-his-students.html Note: I don’t endorse the post’s provocative title, but the post itself is an informative evaluation of Ehrman’s argument.
Gary M. Burge. A Week in the Life of a Roman Centurion. Downers Grove, Illinois: IVP Academic, 2015. See here to buy the book. Gary M. Burge teaches New Testament at Wheaton College. A Week in the Life of a … Continue reading