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The New Perspective: Paul Reconsidered

I’ve updated my article on the New Perspective on Paul. For those of you who believe that Paul teaches salvation by faith alone (Luther’s formulation, for example), you may want to read this carefully along with the links at the … Continue reading

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Genesis 15:3 – Abram’s Frustration

I’ve posted my translation of Genesis 15:3 in the Verse Translations Forum (in the event you may want to post a question or make a comment). On the other hand, you can also download the translation in PDF form. By way … Continue reading

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What’s In A Name: Adam

In biblical Hebrew, like English, proper nouns almost always appear without a definite article (the). So, for example, when we refer to someone by name we never say “The Sharon” or “The Richard”1)I can think of only one exception – can you … Continue reading

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The Bible and Male Homosexuality: It’s Not What You Think

My latest As It Is Written column is out titled, Male-Male Homosexuality. It may surprise you, but the interpretation and translation described and discussed in the column is not a surprise to biblical scholars both secular and religious. Give it … Continue reading

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