Category Archives: Bible Study

Bible study is the process of reading biblical texts in order to understand its historical, cultural, and moral implications for the reader/student. All posts that deal with, or are, bible studies are included in this post.

The Meaning of “The Kingdom of God”?

Dr. Mark D. Roberts, Senior Director and Scholar in Residence for Laity Lodge near San Antonio, Texas, has begun a series entitled “What is the Kingdom of God?” Here is his teaser: The kingdom of God has been equated with … Continue reading

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Genesis 3:5: Like God or Like gods?

In Genesis 3:5, God reveals one of the consequences of eating the fruit of the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil. Here’s the NRS’s version: “for God knows that when you eat of it your eyes will be opened, … Continue reading

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Hope and the Rejection of Utopia

(Cross-posted from The Moral Christian) One of the puzzling questions raised by the story of Adam and Eve is why they would reject the worry-free existence of an immortal life in Utopia for a life of struggle that can only … Continue reading

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Adam and Eve: Literal or Literary

Is the story of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden historically true? Did Adam and Eve really exist and begin their lives in a utopian garden? Are they really the progenitors of the homo sapiens species? The Biologos foundation … Continue reading

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