Discourse Matters: Why front a topic? (James 2:10)

Discourse Matters: Why front a topic? (James 2:10)

By Kris (with a “K”) Sometimes when we want to talk about something, that thing can be quite complex. And sometimes, that thing hasn’t been mentioned yet. So instead of just going on one’s merry way and talking about this complex thing as though our conversation partner is following us, there’s several different ways we can say … Continue reading

Paul: Inspired by Solomon or God?

Paul: Inspired by Solomon or God?

Posted by Kris (with a “K”) I came across a couple verses in the Wisdom of Solomon today that sounded a lot like something else I’ve read in the New Testament. It made me wonder: Was Paul influenced by this work? If so, what’s it matter? Does that mean either of the two works—in their … Continue reading

The atoning sacrifice of Eleazar and Jesus

The atoning sacrifice of Eleazar and Jesus

By Kris (with a “K”) Antiochus Epiphanes, ruler of the Seleucid Empire, has just come to Judea because while he was away fighting the Egyptian empire, he got wind that rumors were floating around and that he had died in battle, and that the Jews delighted in this would-be-truth. This angered Antiochus, so he leaves … Continue reading

Review of When God Spoke Greek Ch. 5 is Up!

Review of When God Spoke Greek Ch. 5 is Up!

By Chris (with a “C”) Ed Glenny’s review of Michael Law’s When God Spoke Greek Ch. 5 (with Aaron White and me as respondents) is now live over at Mosissimus Mose.  This chapter goes into a bit more detail on the differences one may find between the Greek and Hebrew versions of the Old Testament and gives brief … Continue reading