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April 2010 Archives

CHAPTER THIRTEEN: THE ANALYSIS OF A PARALYSIS One of the things Jesus had been reflecting on during his stay in Bethany is the different mission and ministry strategies that would be required in Judea in proclaiming the good news about […]

Here is a link to an interview I did today on a west coast radio show on my book Jesus and money.   See what you think. http://debbiechavezshow.com/2010/04/21/04212010-jesus-and-money.aspx BW3

CHAPTER TWELVE: SOJOURN IN JUDEA Jesus realized it would be wise for him to get away from Kefer-Nahum for a while and so he told his disciples they should stay and work here for a few days, that he would […]

In chapter 3 the plot of the story of sin thickens, or since we are talking about sin, one could say the plot sickens.  At the outset of the chapter,  Gary Anderson demonstrates how the Hebrew phrase nasa awon is […]

In a story released just today on Fox News, we have new claims that Noah’s Ark has been found in eastern Turkey. I heard rumors of this last May when I was in Turkey, but only now has the team […]

If you are a Tom Wright fan, then this is the right conference for you. Here’s a link to some of the lectures and presentations at the April 16-17th conference at Wheaton — http://samson.wheaton.edu/wetn/lectures-theology10.html

CHAPTER ELEVEN: RETURN TO THE SEASHORE It was Friday, and the travelers had been moving with some pace as they wanted to reach Kefer Nahum, the village named after the prophet Nahum, in time for the Shabbat service in the […]

           If you are a serious student of the Bible and its key terms and metaphors, it does not take long before you realize that ‘sin’ is seen as something more than just a momentary lapse of good judgment resulting […]

CHAPTER TEN: WINING AND DINING The wedding feast turned out to be the biggest celebration of the year in this small village. Practically everyone in town was invited, and even some who were not initially invited showed up after last […]

In the first chapter of his important book,  Gary Anderson lays out his cards as to how to approach the issue of sin.  His will be a history of ideas and their development approach, or put another way, a diachronic […]