Steven DiMattei: Yahweh Molds an Earthling

Steven DiMattei, a biblical scholar who maintains the website¬†Contradictions in the Bible, has a great post covering the creation of man in the J source (Genesis 2:4b-7). He points out that before there can be any plant life there must be two things: water to bring the plants life and a man to maintain the... Continue Reading →

Evangelical Eisegesis: SJ Thomason and “God’s Promises,” part 2

This is the second post in a seven-part series responding to the blog post "And Babylon Will Never Be Inhabited" by pop-apologist S. J. Thomason. You can read the first post here. All biblical quotations, unless otherwise noted, are from the English Standard Version. (Crossway, 2001) PROMISE TWO - "MARCH AROUND JERICHO 7 DAYS AND... Continue Reading →

Now I Have Seen Your Offspring!

There is a moving scene that appears toward the end of the book of Genesis involving the ageing and ailing patriarch Jacob, his long-lost son Joseph, and Joseph's two children. Joseph is told that his father is ill and so he takes Manasseh and Ephraim, his two sons, to see Jacob. Jacob is lying in... Continue Reading →

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