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Need to make an important decision? You just need a fence, a tent, and your head!

(Thought I would share this article I wrote)

Recently, I have discovered a “new” way to look at Biblical text.

Ironically, it is by referring to the oldest pictographic Hebrew/Aramaic langauge – thus relying less upon westernised translations – in other words, none of its original provocative challenges are lost. 651 more words

Christ

THE WORLD CUP OF METAL 2015 (CRICKET EDITION) GAME 36

Just met someone else who doesn’t know what a globe is.
It’s a small world.

GAME 36: SOUTH AFRICA vs UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Previously known as Heathens, who played a groove influenced black’n’roll, Wildernessking changed name and started playing a more ‘Cascadian-style BM mixed with Enslaved-type progginess, and if that’s not getting you damp in the gusset then I truly despair! 126 more words

Metal Archives

King James Bible

One of the difficulties for believers to wrestle with is what to think about all the different Bible translations. Many people resolve the issue by choosing to adopt the King James Version as… 716 more words

Bible

7th February 1947. The Source of Controversy.

The Dead Sea Scrolls pre-date the destruction of the Second Jewish Temple in AD/CE 70 and the death of Jesus, traditionally said to be 37 years’ before. 380 more words

February

What does Thomas mean?

If your name is Thomas, then you are a twin.  Well, your name means twin.

The name Thomas comes from the Hebrew word תאום ta’om which means… 200 more words

The Online Critical Pseudepigrapha

This site, edited by Ian Scott of Tyndale Seminary, contains online editions of many Old Testament Pseudepigrapha in various ancient and medieval languages, though the basis for most is Greek, with Latin also well represented. 178 more words

Early Christianity

Coffee and Theology Podcast: Episode 3 – Aramaic Sayings in the Gospel of Mark (Part 2)

Episode three of Coffee and Theology wraps up our discussion on code-switching.

In this exciting half-hour of caffeinated conversation we examine the last few Aramaic words and phrases used in the Gospel of Mark and their significance to Mark’s overall message, then we wrap it up with some personal take-aways and Nicolas Cage jokes. 43 more words

New Testament