Survey on “What Troubles You About Inspiration?” And a Rant

| August 25, 2012

Thanks to all of you (nearly 50) who responded to my survey. It’s still open so that others can chime in. I’ll be using these thoughts as fodder for my trip to Nashville this week, as its goal is to experiment with creating some content / teaching videos for YouTube. (I’m also being interviewed for […]

Naked Bible Podcast Episode 023: Legal Genre

| August 25, 2012

In the last episode of our series on studying the Bible, we transitioned to an important area of study: learning to read the Bible in terms of the various types of literature found in its pages. Our first example concerned reading narrative, where I recommended†reading biblical stories like fiction — like you would read a […]

Study Your Bible; Don’t Read it to Forget It: Naked Bible Podcast Series

| August 18, 2012

That’s the theme of the podcast series I started several weeks ago. Most people either simply read the Bible like a cereal box, with no intent to analyze it, or like a textbook, which is sure to kill off curiosity. I began the series talking about†how critical it is to take the Bible in its […]

Take the Naked Bible “Anxieties About Inspiration” Survey

| August 14, 2012

I’ll be traveling to Nashville, TN in a few weeks to do some video shooting for a documentary. Part of my filming time is supposed to be devoted to personal projects. †I’m thinking of doing some discussion of inspiration for a video project a friend in Nashville suggested. But I need to get the pulse […]

MEMRA Module 2 Registration Deadline

| August 14, 2012

As MEMRA will now be focused on ancient languages, I have lowered the price on the language courses back to roughly the 50% discount level. The registration deadline for Module 2, which begins Sept 24, is September 9. Language courses run 52 weeks in length. The Greek and Hebrew courses feature over 100 videos (each) […]