Category: Moral Issues

The Metaphor of Sexual Violence in the Hebrew Bible: A Recent Post by Non-Alchemist

“I will lift up your skirts over your face; and I will let nations look on your nakedness and kingdoms on your shame.” Nahum 3:5, NRSV The Bible is full of sex. This is sometimes masked by English translations of the text, but it is most… Continue Reading “The Metaphor of Sexual Violence in the Hebrew Bible: A Recent Post by Non-Alchemist”

Josh Bowen’s Interview of John Collins on Violence in the Bible

Over on the Digital Hammurabi YouTube Channel, Josh Bowen (PhD, John Hopkins University) interviewed renowned biblical scholar John J. Collins (PhD, Harvard University) on the subject of violence in the Hebrew Bible. Collins is the author of multiple books including the phenomenal textbook The… Continue Reading “Josh Bowen’s Interview of John Collins on Violence in the Bible”

Ludicrous, Liar, or Lazy? SJ Thomason, Child Sacrifice, and Why You Should Actually Read Your Sources

I had not planned to write about pop-apologist SJ Thomason for a while. Back in February she wrote a response to a piece I had written concerning the dating of the Gospels[1] and while I had been working on a rebuttal to it I gave… Continue Reading “Ludicrous, Liar, or Lazy? SJ Thomason, Child Sacrifice, and Why You Should Actually Read Your Sources”

Evangelical Thabiti Anyabwile on Trump, Roe v Wade, and Evangelicalism

I doubt very many of my readers have ever heard of Thabiti Anyabwile. Anyabwile is an evangelical minister who regularly speaks at conferences like Together for the Gospel. He is also an author and his book The Faithful Preacher: Recapturing the Vision of Three Pioneering… Continue Reading “Evangelical Thabiti Anyabwile on Trump, Roe v Wade, and Evangelicalism”