New Open Access Resource: Journal of Inductive Biblical Studies

| March 15, 2014

I just came across this new journal. It’s rationale is as follows: The Journal of Inductive Biblical Studies intends to promote the hermeneutical approach to the study of the Scriptures generally known as Inductive Biblical Studies. By Inductive Biblical Study (IBS) we mean the hermeneutical movement initiated by William Rainey Harper and Wilbert Webster White […]

Denis Lamoureux on Biblical Genealogies

| February 24, 2014

Over at the Patheos blog, Pete Enns has been posting about this short video series by Denis Lamoureux. You’ll recall that Dr. Lamoureux was one of the contributors to the 4 Views on the historical Adam book. His position was “no historical Adam.” He’s an evolutionary creationist. I think many of you will find this […]

Camels in the Bible on Hump Day

| February 12, 2014

It’s Wednesday and, wouldn’t you know it, someone sent me a link to the following article: “Will Camel Discovery Break the Bible’s Back?” In case you’re not up on the problem of camels for the Bible (shame on you), here’s an excerpt: “. . . a scientific report [has] establish[ed] that camels, the basic mode […]

Naked Bible Annual Statistics Report

| January 1, 2014

Time for the annual review of how this blog did for the year. Of my three blogs, this one is in the middle for traffic (a bit behind PaleoBabble). This year 190,378 people visited this blog. All time (a little over five years’ running) there have been 631 posts to date at a word count […]

Doing Archaeology Without the Bible?

| October 15, 2013

The ASOR (American Schools of Oriental Research) blog by archaeologist Steven Collins entitled, “Has Archaeology Gone Overboard in Throwing Out the Bible?” It’s an interesting take on the tense and terse relationship between biblical maximalists and minimalists. For those unacquainted with the terminology, see here for an older post of mine (and its links). The […]