This is anecdotal, and, for the purposes of this post, a bit hyperbolic, but in my experience there is still a divide within evangelical scholarship between biblical studies and systematic theology. 521 more words
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There is no book in existence like the Bible, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t difficult verses or passages in Scripture.
When we consider that the Bible was written over the course of 1400-1500 years, in three continents and in primarily two languages (Hebrew and Greek) — beginning 3,000 years ago — we must allow for the need to understand it in its historical, cultural and linguistic setting. 560 more words
Believing is the greatest law in the Bible. To know what is available from God you have to know what God’s Word says. I believe that the Word of God is the Will of God and that if we are going to know the Will of God we must go back and read the Word of God, the Bible. 652 more words
Scientists have formally announced their reconstruction of the Ein Gedi Scroll, the most ancient Hebrew scroll since the Dead Sea Scrolls.
CHR Comment: The Ein Gedi Scroll contains a text of Leviticus that is consistent with the Masoretic text used by Jews and Christians today. 75 more words
I presented this presentation and paper to the Australian group, the Fellowship of Biblical Studies, in Melbourne, 26/09/16. It concerns both the value & risks of reception history for biblical studies and consideration of the similarity and differences in practice between reception history ( 94 more words