Egypt and the Bible Symposium

| October 31, 2009

Looks like†a very worthwhile event. If you’re in the Toronto area and want some exposure to some prominent scholars in this area, this is for you! Technorati Tags: Egypt, Symposium

ZIBBC – Exodus

| October 31, 2009

In my judgment, Exodus is one of the more neglected books in the Old Testament. This may sound surprising since there is so much in the book that is familiar to so many: the burning bush, the plagues, the exodus, the ten commandments, the tabernacle, and the ark of the covenant. These items may be […]

Biblical Anthropology, Part 4

| October 30, 2009

I’ve posted prelimianry notes on both ruach and nephesh in the previous two posts. Now it’s time to merge those files and observations. †It’s pretty interesting that the terms are used so often in the same ways and to describe the same things. Here’s a list: 1. The term describes that which animates a living […]

ZIBBC Volume 1: Pentateuch, Part 1

| October 26, 2009

When you think of background research for understanding the OT, it’s natural to think of the books that cover Israel’s early history and the worldview of Israel. As Bible students know, it’s the Pentateuch that pirmarily covers that material. The Pentateuch is also arguablt the portion (except maybe Psalms) that most ministers preach from when […]

Biblical Anthropology, Part 3

| October 25, 2009

This one is like Part 2. I’m sharing my notes on nephesh now that I’m through all 50 pages of the PDF. †Here are my notes on the range of meanings. My next step is to take my notes on ruach and nephesh and starting raising some questions and drawing some conclusions (tentative or otherwise) […]