Category: Biblical Scholarship

Invasion of the Bible Snatchers: Ray Comfort’s ‘Scientific Facts in the Bible’ – Clay Under a Seal

Does Job 38:12-14 refer to the earth’s spin on its axis?

Biblical Studies Carnival #187 (September 2021)

How is it October already? Don’t get me wrong – October contains what is probably my favorite holiday: Halloween. But it just seems like this year has flown by. Or, more accurately, that the years have flown by. My oldest is in eighth grade… Continue Reading “Biblical Studies Carnival #187 (September 2021)”

Invasion of the Bible Snatchers: Ray Comfort’s ‘Scientific Facts in the Bible’ – Poured Upon the Earth

Did the biblical writers have advanced knowledge of the hydrological cycle?

Book Review: ‘Scripting Jesus: The Gospels in Rewrite’ by L. Michael White

For more book reviews, check out the book reviews page. Author: L. Michael White Book: Scripting Jesus: The Gospels in Rewrite Publisher: HarperOne Year: 2010 Page count: 528 pages Price: $28.99 (hardcover) INTRODUCTION Nine years ago, I walked into a bookstore known as Hastings… Continue Reading “Book Review: ‘Scripting Jesus: The Gospels in Rewrite’ by L. Michael White”

Frank Turek and Tryggve Mettinger: Caught in a Quotemine

I was recently tagged in a thread on Twitter asking whether something quoted by Frank Turek was true. Since Turek has me blocked on Twitter, I had to resort to other means (i.e., log into an older account I never use) to see what… Continue Reading “Frank Turek and Tryggve Mettinger: Caught in a Quotemine”

Does Mike Winger Think Jesus Was a Sinner? (Evangelical Eisegesis #1)

A pop-apologist accidentally turns Jesus into a sinner.

Book Review: ‘A Most Peculiar Book’ by Kristin Swenson

A review of Kristin Swenson’s work ‘A Most Peculiar Book’ (Oxford, 2020).

Book Review: The First Biography of Jesus by Helen Bond

A review of Helen Bond’s book ‘The First Biography of Jesus.’

Amateur Exegesis – Season Two Bibliography

The complete bibliography for season two of ‘Amateur Exegesis.’

The First Epistle of Paul to the Thessalonians – Amateur Exegete Version

A post containing my translation of Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians that was used throughout season 2 of the podcast.