Bob Seidensticker writes: I’m afraid that the crucifixion story doesn’t strike me as that big a deal. The Christian will say that death by crucifixion was a horrible, humiliating way to die. That the death of Jesus was a tremendous… Read More ›
Professor Helen Bond examines the many discrepancies between Matthew and Luke’s account of Jesus’ birth narrative.
Helen Bond is Professor in Christian Origins with Specialisation in New Testament at the University of Edinburgh. This is a brilliantly concise and informative description of the two very different and contradictory accounts of the birth of Jesus in the… Read More ›
The Flat Earth Controversy – An Analysis of the Quran and the Bible Originally Posted on the Quran and Bible Blog بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْم “And the earth, moreover, hath He extended (to a wide expanse);” – The Quran, Surah… Read More ›
‘Now go and attack Amalek, and utterly destroy all that they have; do not spare them, but kill both man and woman, child and infant, ox and sheep, camel and donkey.’” 1 Samuel 15.
Michael Ramsey (1904 – 1988) was the 100th Archbishop of Canterbury. He was appointed on 31 May 1961 and held the office until 1974, having previously been the Bishop of Durham and the Archbishop of York. He was known as… Read More ›