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

Video of Virgin Birth Talk Uploaded

| December 27, 2009

I uploaded the previous talk I did at church on Wisdom, so here is the most recent one on the virgin birth: Class 3 – Jesus & The Old Testament – Michael Heiser – December 20, 2009 from Grace Church Bellingham on Vimeo. Technorati Tags: almah, betulah, Isaiah 7:14, Virgin Birth

The Almah of Isaiah 7:14

| December 15, 2009

What follows is the text (pre-edit) of an article I’ve written for Logos’ print magazine, Bible Study Magazine. †I thought it was worth a post at this time of year. ————— The Almah of Isaiah 7:14óVirgin or Not? The prophecy of Isaiah 7:14 is among the most well-known passages in the book of Isaiah. Itís […]