Thoughts on Some New Testament Salvation Language

| January 5, 2014

I recently received a question from a reader asking me to comment about the NT phrase “born again” with respect to its relationship to “saved” language in the NT. What follows are a few thoughts. Here was the question: “My question, that I hoped you would get to in above threads, is the difference between […]

Divine Council Site Changes

| December 11, 2013

I just wanted to post a short heads up about changes I made tonight over at my divine council site. Many of you have poked around there and know that I had some excerpts from the draft of my book (in process), The Myth That Is True. All that has been taken down, along with […]

Free Temporary Access to Scholarly Journals in Biblical Studies and Theology

| November 11, 2013

[Addendum: After you create an account at SAGE, go to this link and then click on the link that says "Free online access to all theology and biblical studies journals until 30 November!"]   It’s that time of year again! SAGE is offering open access to a list of solid journals until Nov 30. All […]

Podcast Interview on the Divine Council

| November 8, 2013

I did an interview a few days ago with The Resurrection & The Revolution podcast show. They interviewed me about the divine council. I think it’s a good introduction to the major ideas. You can listen to it here. Technorati Tags: council, divine, Heiser, Psalm 82, sons of God

The Day of Atonement in Leviticus 16: A Goat for Azazel

| November 7, 2013

I recently offered a distilled response to the question of what’s going on in Leviticus 16, the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur) chapter, which mentions (correctly) in some translations that one of the goats was “for Azazel.” Azazel, the comment noted, was a demonic figure. So what’s up with that? I have copied in two […]