Going Deeper in Genesis

Lots of mainstream, even conservative, Christian scholars advocate reading Genesis 1-11 as something deeper than a literal account of the physical world. But if it’s not about the creation of the physical world – then what IS it about? A better question might be, WHO is it about? [Read more...]

Blogging the Bible: Acts 6-7: Jesus as the Fulfillment of Scripture

Right now, I have access to only one thorough, scholarly Bible commentary series: the Word Biblical Commentary, published by Thomas Nelson. I love these commentaries, but unfortunately, several volumes are still in the process of being written – including the volumes on Acts. With these chapters, Acts 6-7, I really missed that kind of commentary. [Read More...]

The Fall of Man

There has been a fair amount of discussion lately in the Christian blogosphere of the story of Adam and Eve, discussing a.) whether it is scientifically viable to read the story literally, and b.) whether a literal reading is necessary to maintain orthodox Christian theology on the Fall of Man and Original Sin. (The most [Read More...]


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