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- The Seating Arrangement at the Last Supper
- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
- Chapters 19, 21-23 of The Stand
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- Chapters 38-39 of The Stand
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- The Death Penalty
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- More on Christ in the Rig Veda (With a Question Mark)
- Book Write-Up: When Calls the Heart, by Janette Oke
- Book Write-Up: A Week in the Life of a Greco-Roman Woman
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- Did Essenes identify with the Herods?
- The “Cushite” wife of Moses
- The wife and other problems about Cain
- An Exodus of children?
- The Timna mines and the Exodus
- Some issues concerning the exodus as an event in time
- Wilderness wandering and settlement of the land at the same time?
- Cain, Abel and anti-farmer prejudice
Tag Archives: Pseudo-Philo
Cherem, in the Hebrew Bible, usually refers to total destruction, particularly God’s commands for the Israelites to destroy totally the Canaanites in the land of Canaan. Somewhere in the course of my reading and education in biblical studies, I learned … Continue reading
Pseudo-Philo is a first century C.E. Jewish work. In this post, I will discuss Pseudo-Philo’s treatment of Israel’s request for a king in I Samuel. When I was taking Introduction to Hebrew Bible classes, I heard that there was a … Continue reading
Pseudo-Philo is a first century C.E. Jewish work that interprets and expands upon stories in the Hebrew Bible. In Pseudo-Philo 25, we learn about luminescent Amorite stones in the Amorite sanctuaries that had the power to heal disease. V 12 … Continue reading
I have been reading the first century Jewish work, Pseudo-Philo. In the biblical Book of I Samuel, Hannah is barren, and she mumbles before God at the sanctuary, asking God for a son. Pseudo-Philo elaborates on this. According to Pseudo-Philo, … Continue reading
I have been reading the Book of Pseudo-Philo for my daily quiet time. My Charlesworth Pseudepigrapha dates Pseudo-Philo to the first century C.E. Pseudo-Philo is a Jewish work, and it contains interpretations and elaborations of biblical stories that may have … Continue reading