The Bible put a new political conception on the table: a state of a single nation that is united, self-governing, and uninterested in bringing its neighbors under its rule.
Both our legal and moral traditions provide crucial principles to guide us in such cases, principles that obviously need revisiting. As a believer in the Bible, and an attorney, I submit seven brief thoughts.
A reasonable person might ask: Why would someone spend time and money far from home to engage in manual labor on mundane chores? Well, because it’s cool.
Google ads has refused to do business with a Christian publishing house ‘because of the faith we express on our website,’ said CEO Bruce Kintz in a Facebook post today.
Humans often seem to require dramatic crises to clarify our problems and direct our attention to what is truly paramount. One of the most striking examples is the story of the Jewish people.
That this gruesome practice occurred cannot be doubted, as archaeological evidence confirms the ancient literature.
If you haven’t heard of ‘Truth of Truths,’ blame Rolling Stone. Its reviewer described the show as ‘preachy,’ which was exactly what it aimed to avoid.
This podcast is insightful, entertaining, and will almost certainly make you laugh. Knox McCoy and Jamie Golden examine biblical history in a delightful way.
Jay Michaelson defends a distinction between sex and gender by building a theology based on biblical examples of people who seem to defy traditional gender norms. It doesn’t work.
We humans often seem to require dramatic crises to clarify our own problems and direct our attention to what is truly paramount.
While a relatively tiny minority of people now and ever have been religiously Jewish, that minority religion has had inestimably large effects on the West and world.
Trumpets, tubas, sousaphones, euphonia, bazookas, alphorns, litui, sackbuts, bugles, trombones, superbones, flugelhorns, vuvuzelas—all remain Apocalyptic contenders, as far as I’m concerned.
Whether you think the Bible is an out-of-date relic or the inspired word of God, the museum helps you to engage with the ancient text and its legacy in a revolutionary way.
The Christian church year marries the Christmas season with looking forward to the end of the world. It’s not just cuddly baby Jesus, but Jesus the eternal judge. And it makes sense.
Even skeptics are wowed by the high-tech museum. Pulitzer Prize winner Philip Kennicott called Museum of the Bible ‘stocked with historic treasures.’
The parable of the prodigal son is ultimately about eternal salvation, not American politics. But it also has something to say about human nature, justice, and mercy.
Proof that Canaanites were not destroyed by Israelites instead confirms Biblical passages.
Americans did not reject the idea that the Bible is literally God’s word. They rejected the notion that every part of it is to be interpreted literally.
Literally no one takes the Bible literally. But otherwise intelligent pollsters and journalists continue to ask the question as a gauge for who takes the Bible seriously—or too seriously.
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