Aug 10, 2019

Lord of Hosts

This article contains an interesting discussion of the epithet "Lord of Hosts" from a Jewish perspective.

Aug 9, 2019

The Amman Citadel Inscription

Here is a succinct but helpful article related to how the Amman Citadel Inscription relates to biblical backgrounds.

Aug 8, 2019

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Aug 7, 2019

The Troy Museum

Carl Rasmussen has an interesting post here on the newly opened museum at Troy. Most interesting is his photo and description of a human sacrifice.

Aug 6, 2019

Preaching Christ from the Old Testament

There is not much new in this post, but it does present an interesting way of thinking of how Christ exerts a gravitational pull on the Old Testament.

Aug 5, 2019

Moral Preaching of Texts or Moral Lessons from Texts?

I have been doing some thinking about the question above. While I think that simply drawing moralistic points from narrative texts can be problematic in that God can be left out the equation. For that reason there has been some fairly strong condemnation of the practice. But I wonder whether we might be throwing the baby out with the bath water. To this end, Jim Savastio has some helpful thoughts here.

Aug 4, 2019

Jesus as a Model for Our Preaching?

Herschael York discusses here why using Jesus as a model for our own preaching can be problematic.