Mosaic Authorship of the Torah: Problems with the Documentary Hypothesis (JEDP), Part 2

| February 24, 2012

I am presuming that most of you have given Friedman’s Chapter 2 (from Who Wrote the Bible?)† a read-through by now. I wanted to post a couple quick thoughts on why his description, though accurately describing the theory, actually makes me suspicious of the approach. For our purposes here, I’m not going to get into […]

Come to the Pastorum Conference!

| February 22, 2012

Just a heads up. Logos has organized a conference for June 5-6, 2012 at Park Community Church in Chicago, IL. The event is known as PASTORUM. The conference focus is encouraging pastors and other serious Bible students to engage the text in its original languages and context. There are over twenty well-known scholars speaking, among […]

Naked Bible Fantasy Baseball

| February 21, 2012

[UPDATE 2/24:† The league is now filled — that didn’t take long!] It’s that time of year again … actually, I’ve only done this for fantasy football in years past — but thought I’d try it for fantasy baseball. Hopefully I’ll fare better than fantasy football. I’m betting that there are a number of baseball […]

Mosaic Authorship of the Torah: Problems with the Documentary Hypothesis (JEDP), Part 1

| February 16, 2012

In my last several posts on this topic, I have tried to demonstrate via the data of the text of the Hebrew Bible why it is reasonable to argue (from the text) that Moses did not write all or perhaps even most of the Pentateuch (Torah). I have made it clear, though, that I don’t […]

Lexham English Bible Old Testament Now Available

| February 13, 2012

Some readers know that my employer, Logos Bible Software, has been working on a new translation of the Bible for some time. The New Testament of the LEB (Lexham English Bible) has been available since 2010. Logos announced today that the LEB-OT is now available for download. The OT follows the Masoretic Text. The translation […]