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Cambridge University professor Simon Gathercole lectures on geography in the Bible

BeThinking posted a new lecture featuring Dr. Simon Gathercole.

Here’s the speaker bio:

Dr Simon Gathercole is Senior Lecturer in New Testament Studies and Fellow of Fitzwilliam College, at the University of Cambridge.

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Saint of the day 25th July

Nothing is known of St. James the Greater’s early life, though it has been established that he is the son of Zebedee and Salome and brother of John the disciple. 403 more words

Feasts And Commemorations

Jesus: Prince of Peace or Bringer of Strife?

Running with last weeks post, I’m going to work on a Jesus theme for a bit.  This one is going to be pretty easy, but it’s interesting because answering the objection might help some of us clarify our theology, and even our view of who Jesus is. 491 more words

Bible Contradictions

Common Awards Student Conference 2016. Part 4: The Gospels as eyewitness testimony

Are the Gospels reliable testimony? This is the topic for the third lecture at the Common Awards student conference for 2016 (details in my introductory blog… 654 more words

In the dust of the Rabbi- Day 65

Title: Parable #1: The parable of the Sower

Scriptures to Read: Mark 4:1-9, 13-20; Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23; Luke 8:4-8, 11-15


A parable defined

A parable is a figure of speech in which a moral or spiritual truth is illustrated by analogies drawn from everyday life and experience. 1,100 more words


Haiku Summaries of Bible Books (New Testament)

Listening to: Sufjan talk about Jesus

Reading: The first two posts full of Bible Haikus
Old Testament One
Old Testament Two

Writing About: New Testament books summarized as Haikus… 378 more words


Judgment: Condemnation or appraisal?

Some time ago a good friend of mine wrote a note, in the midst of a set of truly appalling circumstances, about the importance of non-judgment. 354 more words

The Kingdom Of God