Category: Bible Study for Amateurs

Bible Study for Amateurs #32 – Papias, Mark, and Slaves

When Papias speaks of Mark as Peter’s “interpreter,” how would a reader in the second century CE understand that? 

Bible Study for Amateurs #31 – “Without Excuse” – Is Paul Referring to Atheists in Romans 1?

Is Paul thinking of atheists in his diatribe in Romans 1? I’m not convinced. 

An Amateur’s Toolbox Playlist

Episodes 11-20 of Bible Study for Amateurs was a series entitled “An Amateur’s Toolbox.” In it I discuss some of the study Bibles, commentaries, and other literature I regularly consult when studying biblical texts. For those looking for (relatively) affordable and, better yet, useful… Continue Reading “An Amateur’s Toolbox Playlist”

Bible Study for Amateurs #30 – Hey Jude – Final Thoughts!

On the epistle of Jude and its place in the Christian canon.

Bible Study for Amateurs #29 – Hey Jude 24-25!

And now, the Benediction.

Bible Study for Amateurs #28 – Hey Jude 20-23!

Jude offers hope for the community, as well as a guide for helping those deceived by false teaching.

Bible Study for Amateurs #27 – Hey Jude 17-19!

Jude attempts to keep the family together.

Bible Study for Amateurs #26 – Hey Jude 14-16!

Jude quotes from 1 Enoch.

Bible Study for Amateurs #25 – Hey Jude 11-13!

Jude turns up the megaphone.

Bible Study for Amateurs #24 – Hey Jude 8-10!

What a dispute over Moses’s body tells Jude’s audience.