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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


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


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

The Month of Shevat and the Law that Food Must be in Front of the Individual While Reciting a Blessing

Next Wednesday (actually, beginning from next Tuesday night) will mark the Fifteenth of Shevat or Tu Bishvat. 800 more words


Poetry: Vibrations

The earth has music for those
who listen. ~Santayana

Around midnight, I ask again,
“Do you hear it?” It’s not the engines
from McClellan Field, nor the purr of the frig, 111 more words

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