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Iain Provan on Creation, Violence, and the God of the Old Testament

Discussion about Creation, Violence, and the God of the Old Testament with Iain Provan, author of the recent 'Seriously Dangerous Religion: What the Old Testament Really Says and Why it Matters.'

Thu, Sep 11, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM…
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Added by JJScalise on September 9, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Pre-Adamite Populations?

This seems to be an interesting article concerning the on going discussion about Mr.Adam. 

Pre-Adamite Populations?

One of the questions raised by the evolutionary view of human origins is where, exactly to place Adam and the origin of the human race created in the image of God. Were there pre-Adamic humans? Are or were some “humans” (however we define human…

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Added by JJScalise on August 7, 2014 at 7:14pm — 107 Comments

Friends of ASOR Podcast: “Noah,” Featuring Dr. Eric Cline

Listen to Dr. Eric Cline talk about Noah (yes, the one who built an ark).  We asked him about the biblical and ancient Near Eastern descriptions of Noah, and the claims by different teams that they’ve discovered Noah’s ark.

Dr. Cline is a professor of Classics, Anthropology, and History, & Chair of Classical and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at …

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Added by JJScalise on April 13, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

The Bible is not “scientifically accurate”: why that’s good news for Christians

Nice little article by Ben Irwin showing once again problem passages in the Bible are not really a problem when read with a proper hermeneutic and understanding why the writers wrote the way they did.

"In other words, Genesis 1 reflects an ancient cosmology which we all know to be scientifically inaccurate. The earth is not a flat disc surrounded by a primeval ocean. There is no solid…

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Added by JJScalise on March 6, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Who Was the Wife of Cain?

Who Was the Wife of Cain?

A closer look at one of the most enigmatic women in Genesis…

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Added by JJScalise on November 18, 2013 at 11:24am — 2 Comments

Angelic Clothing

Angelic Clothing

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Added by JJScalise on October 17, 2013 at 2:00pm — 5 Comments

The Jewish Roman World of Jesus: A Newly Designed Web Site

The Jewish Roman World of Jesus: A Newly Designed Web Site

by James Tabor

The award-winning web site that I began back in 1993 called “The Jewish Roman World of Jesus” has had over 5 million “visits” over the past two decades. It is used by students and faculty colleagues alike in accessing original source materials related to the study of the historical Jesus, the New Testament,…

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Added by JJScalise on April 30, 2013 at 8:32pm — No Comments

Alison Weir in Montana this week and next week

If Americans Knew was originally founded by an American freelance journalist, Alison Weir* (read her full bio and articles), who traveled independently throughout the West Bank and Gaza Strip in February and March of 2001. Ms. Weir found a situation largely the reverse of what was being reported by…

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Added by JJScalise on April 24, 2013 at 3:04pm — 2 Comments

Thriving Denomination Somewhat Sad and Embarrassed To Celebrate 150 Years!

Seventh-day Adventists, now 17 million strong, 'inventive and prosperous' while still waiting for Second Coming.

(RNS) Over the past 150 years, Seventh-day Adventists have built one of Christianity’s most inventive and prosperous churches, all the while…

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Added by JJScalise on April 12, 2013 at 8:18pm — 2 Comments

Didn't God Create Evil, Too?

Many people assert that if God created everything, then He must have also created evil, too. Is this right? Is God ultimately to blame for all the suffering in the world? In this latest Come Reason podcast series, Lenny takes apart the claim that God must be the creator of evil and shows why such an objection cannot stand.

By Lenny Esposito…

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Added by JJScalise on March 31, 2013 at 7:20am — 3 Comments

Free on Kindle: Why Trust Jesus? by Dave Sterrett

Free on Kindle: Why Trust Jesus? by Dave Sterrett

Book Description

 February 17, 2010
The last decade has shaken our trust in personal safety through terrorist attacks, school…
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Added by JJScalise on March 30, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

Top Ten Myths About the Resurrection from Apologetics 315

Top Ten Myths About the Resurrection

Posted: 25 Mar 2013 12:30 AM PDT

This Easter Week, Credo…
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Added by JJScalise on March 25, 2013 at 10:44am — No Comments

Two New Books by Don K. Preston Now Available on Kindle!!

 

The Amillennialists and Postmillennialists often speak of the “redemptive significance” of AD 70 even admitting that Christ came, the end of the age arrived. They even admit that…

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Added by JJScalise on March 22, 2013 at 2:00am — No Comments

Audio Series: How to Read the Bible for the First Time…Again

Audio Series: How to Read the Bible for the First Time…Again

Just this past weekend (04/22/2013), Steve Jeffery, minister of Emmanuel Evangelical Church in Southgate, North London, England, hosted a colloquium for those who wish to experience the Word of God with new eyes.

The event featured special guest speaker Reverend James B…

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Added by JJScalise on February 25, 2013 at 11:11am — No Comments

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star: Young Earth Creationism and Starlight

Came across this nice short post by David Hawthorne the site owner of "Christian Orthodox" web site.

Seven Points about starlight in honor of the Seven Days of Genesis-

Photo by: dampankle

Photo by: dampankle

  1. It takes light 8 minutes to…
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Added by JJScalise on February 23, 2013 at 12:11pm — No Comments

What is LibraryThing?

LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for book lovers.

LibraryThing helps you create a library-quality catalog of books: books you own, books you've read, books you'd like to read, books you've lent out ... whatever grouping you'd like.

Since everyone catalogs online, they also catalog together. You can contribute tags, ratings and reviews for a book, and Common…

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Added by JJScalise on February 21, 2013 at 2:32pm — No Comments

Walton’s Guiding Principles for Comparative Study by Rusty Osborne

Walton’s Guiding Principles for Comparative Study

I recently re-visited this helpful list of guiding principles for…

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Added by JJScalise on January 19, 2013 at 3:22pm — No Comments

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