Do You See Hebrew and Greek?

| October 30, 2012

If you see Hebrew and Greek here, let me know (and if there are problems). I think I found a way to display them both on the blog. I played a bit with the font size to make them reasonably readable. Hebrew  מִזְמוֹר לְאָסָף אֱלֹהִים נִצָּב בַּעֲדַת־אֵל בְּקֶרֶב אֱלֹהִים יִשְׁפֹּט׃ מזמוֹר לאסף אלהים נצב בעדת […]

Naked Bible Podcast 029: Prophecy and Apocalyptic Genre

| October 28, 2012

In this episode, we’re going to talk about two genres: prophecy and apocalyptic. The reason for doubling up will become apparent as we proceed, but basically we need to talk about these two genres because most modern Bible students don’t realize there are clear differences between the two. That is, most people assume that “prophecy” […]

Israelite Kingship: Good or Bad in the Eyes of God?

| October 27, 2012

When God tells Samuel, Israel’s judge, to anoint a king for Israel according to their demands with the words “they have not rejected you, but they have rejected me from being king over them” (1 Sam 8:7), manyBible readers and students assume that the institution of kingship was theologically disallowed for Israel. That’s a common […]

Naked Bible Podcast Episode 028: The Comedic Genre and the New Testament

| October 20, 2012

This episode of the Naked Bible podcast features Dr. Heiser’s interview with his friendDr. Sam Lamersonabout the use of the comedic genre in the New Testament. Dr. Lamerson is Professor of New Testament at Knox Theological Seminary in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He has a specific research interest in the comedic genre in ancient Greek literature. […]

Logos (Lexham) Bible Guides

| October 15, 2012

I want to alert readers to a recent resource that Logos Bible Software has produced and is in the process of producing — something we’re callingBible Guides. These arenot Sunday School resources. They are designed to be of academic assistance in studying a given book of the Bible. By way of illustration, here’s some of […]