Review of new book by N. T. Wright and Michael F. Bird: ‘The New Testament in Its World: An Introduction to the History, Literature, and Theology of the First Christians’
After much toing and froing (do I really need another introduction to the New Testament in my library?) I decided to purchase N. T. Wright and Michael F. Bird’s “The New Testament in Its World: An Introduction to the History,… Read More ›
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CNN Reports Amy Coney Barrett Attended Bizarre Ceremony Where She Ate Flesh, Drank Blood Of Jewish Guy
SOUTH BEND, IN—In a disturbing new report, CNN has revealed the bizarre practices of the strange cult Amy Coney Berrett belongs to. Known to some as “Christendom,” it features many ancient rituals that were recorded by undercover CNN journalists at… Read More ›
And now for some good news from Speakers’ Corner
The Church of the Holy Sepulcher is locked, and unlocked, by a Muslim family that has held the keys and tradition for generations. The idea is that none of the Christian churches has dominance. It works.
Despite his beliefs (which many will object to) no doubt God is more merciful than we expect (I hope at least) and no doubt will bless this man for his humble actions.
A brief discussion on divine plurals in the Bible and the Qur’an, and whether it is as obvious that they are non-literal as many allege?
Muslims often challenge Christians about not praying like Jesus ‘he fell with his face to the ground and prayed..’
I have lost count the times a Muslim dawah carrier asks a hapless Christian: ‘Why don’t you pray/prostrate like Jesus does in the gospels?’ Matthew 26:39: ‘Going a little farther, he fell with his face to the ground and prayed..’… Read More ›
The consensus opinion of historians of the New Testament is that Luke was probably written around 80-85 AD. Like Matthew, Luke in chapters 1 and 2 of his gospel adds a birth narrative to Mark’s gospel. But as Professor James… Read More ›
Today the Church celebrates St. Matthew (Feast Day – September 21). The Gospel of Matthew is anonymous: the author is not named within the text, and the superscription “according to Matthew” was added some time in the second century. The… Read More ›
The Church of Iceland’s new ‘woke’ ad welcoming people to Sunday School has sparked outrage after it featured a bearded Jesus Christ with breasts, makeup and a dress. The advert, which apparently shows Jesus shaking his ‘breasts’ while dancing under… Read More ›
Isaiah 52.13 – 53.12: ‘One of the most difficult and contested passages in the Bible’ ~ the Jewish Study Bible
Isaiah 52.13 – 53.12: The servant. One of the most difficult and contested passages in the Bible, these fifteen verses have attracted an enormous amount of attention from ancient, medieval, and modern scholars. In particular the identity of the servant… Read More ›
Why did the Jews of Paul’s day reject the Christian claims about Jesus being the promised messiah? The answer is simple..
To make sense of early Jewish outrage over claims concerning the messiahship of Jesus, we need to cut though many centuries of Christian thinking, mountains of subsequent theological speculation, and masses of Christian “common sense” about how Jesus came as… Read More ›