Biblical Theology, Poverty, and Social Justice, Part 3

| December 26, 2012

Well, finally back to this. Since it’s been so long, I need to give readers the context of the first and second posts. Review In the first post, I had encouraged readers to keep the following items in mind as they read the essay from the Anchor Bible Dictionary I linked to (and as they read […]

Naked Bible Podcast 031: Exegetical Fallacies

| December 22, 2012

This episode continues the series on studying the Bible at the word level. The episode utilizes the audio of a short screen capture video that Dr. Heiser created to illustrate a range of exegetical fallacies that amateur researchers frequently commit when doing Greek and Hebrew word studies. For those to whom the term is unfamiliar, an “exegetical […]

High Resolution Images of Dead Sea Scrolls Now Online

| December 21, 2012

Pretty cool. Over 5,000 high resolution images of the scrolls are now available online. This is an awesome site for scrolls research in general, too. Enjoy! Technorati Tags: dead sea scrolls, digital, images, photographs, Qumran

Is the Virgin Birth Based on a Mistranslation?

| December 20, 2012

That’s the subject of the most recent podcast episode of Mark Goodacre’s NT Pod. As Naked Bible readers may know, my own answer is no. Professor Goodacre (Duke University) agrees. Have a listen! Technorati Tags: almah, birth, Jesus, Mary, parthenos, Stavrakopolou, translation, virgin

Short Note to Naked Bible Readers and Listeners

| December 16, 2012

Just a short apology here about getting back to the social justice thread (I haven’t forgotten  it) and gaps in the podcast (ditto).  I was poised to produce on both fronts this weekend until Coast to Coast AM called. That invitation, coupled with the fact that I have grades due Monday and Thursday (I’m currently […]