Who is the Woman in Revelation 12?

Revelation

Revelation is at the same time both one of the most interesting and most confusing books in the Bible. The confusion doesn’t mean that we should lose interest. One of the questions that comes up […]

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Religion and Violence Again

On the weekend I heard another claim that religion is responsible for most of the violence in the world. Although my initial reaction was, “Come on!” in another way I can see why people think […]

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Christians, Israel and Palestine

Apologetics and Theology

With increased conflict taking place between Israel and Gaza, it is time for Christians to reflect on our attitudes toward this complicated situation. Whatever our attitudes toward Israel and Palestine, we should condemn the murder […]

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Romans 9 and the Jesus Myth

There are a number of different versions of the Jesus myth theory.  However, for any of them to work, they need to deal with Paul.  Many mythicists claim that Paul never speaks of the earthly […]

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David Lamb on the War on the Canaanites

One of the hard questions people have about the Old Testament is the nature of the war against the Canaanites.  Does this make God violent and hateful?  I thought David Lamb gives a good summary […]

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Oldest Hebrew Inscription

The oldest Hebrew inscription, dating from the 10th century BC (the time of King David) has now been deciphered.  You can read about it here.  This helps us to piece together what Israel was like […]

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Early Hebrew Text Found

The earliest Hebrew text has just been discovered as you can read about here.  The text comes from the time of King David in the tenth century BC.  It has not been completely translated but […]

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