Category Archives: History

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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Is God a Moral Monster

The content of this post is largely taken from Paul Copan‘s new book, “Is God a Moral Monster? Making Sense of the Old Testament“. This post was motivated by a question posed to me this morning, “How do I reconcile … Continue reading

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History: The Oral Torah

Jesus’ teachings, like those of his contemporaries, consisted entirely of what was then called the¬†Oral Torah. Contrary to popular belief, the written Torah was virtually inaccessible to all except a subset of the Temple Priests (essentially the High Priest and … Continue reading

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