More Eschatology: An Article on Reading Revelation as Recapitulation or Linear Sequence

| August 31, 2010

Okay, don’t roll your eyes.† I really will get back to Genesis. Saw this today. Right in line with our recent discussion, so I thought I should post on it. Technorati Tags: eschatology, recapitulation, Revelation

A (Really) Brief Return to Eschatology

| August 28, 2010

Pardon me for the brief transgression. Came across an article you’ll all be interested in today. It’s called “Measuring the Temple of God: Revelation 11:1-2 and the Destruction of Jerusalem.”† Has obvious implications not only for the dating of the book of Revelation but eschatology in general–and for both issues, the article’s stance adds sort […]

Why Learn Akkadian?

| August 22, 2010

I know. You’re thinking I’ll say “because it is there.”† Here is a more practical answer from a review of an important recent lexical resource. Technorati Tags: akkadian, cognate, exegesis, important, language, semitic

God as Creator of All Things — Including the Material Already Present at Genesis 1:1

| August 21, 2010

For this post (and the next one) to make sense, you need to recall the initial post on Genesis 1. The conclusion of that post (and the powerpoint video) was that, according to the Hebrew syntax of Genesis 1:1-3, Genesis 1:1 (“when God began to create…”) was NOT the first creative act of God. Rather, […]

For “KJV Only” Wrangling

| August 20, 2010

The Evangelical Textual Criticism blog posted a link to this article by Dan Wallace today.† It’s a nice short piece where Dan takes on the “KJV only” position. If you’re not familiar with this, please don’t read it. I’d feel guilty about putting it into your brain. I always recommend D.A. Carson’s book on this […]