Two Week Window for New MEMRA Registration

| April 30, 2011

[Addendum to this post: The registration deadline has been extended to May 22; - MSH] Registration for module 4 of MEMRA is open now, and will be open until May 15. Courses offered this time are: Beginning Hebrew (52 weeks) Beginning Greek (52 weeks) How We Got the Old Testament Description: An introduction to the […]

Urban Legends (Unconscious Lies) About the Bible

| April 28, 2011

Blogged this over at Paleobabble, and thought I should direct you all to this succinct list of spurious material that many of you have probably heard from a pulpit or on the radio. Kudos again to Todd Bolen for alerting us to this. Here are some that made the list, along with some links for […]

Trinitarian Jewish Thinking Before Jesus

| April 27, 2011

Many of you know I have a longstanding interest in what scholars call Jewish binitarian monotheism. My site on the two powers in heaven is an introduction to that topic. With that backdrop, I am at times asked about Jewish trinitarian thinking prior to Christianity.† There was such a mindset within Judaism before the Christian […]

Dan McClellen’s Response to Yours Truly, and My Rejoinder Points

| April 24, 2011

Hope you all aren’t getting bored with this. For those interested, Dan McClellan has posted a response on his blog to my thoughts on his SBL paper of last year.† You can all go read it in full. I’m taking a few moments here to add “rejoinder thoughts” to his most recent post. 1. On […]

The Dating of the Last Supper

| April 22, 2011

Colin Humphreys’ proposal to date the Last Supper on a Wednesday has been making the rounds on the internet this past week. Mark Goodacre has an informative post on it here on his New Testament Gateway blog. Certainly worth a read. Technorati Tags: chronology, Easter, gospels, Humphreys, Last Supper, passover