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Starting a Class on Revelation – Any Suggestions

February 8th, 2010 · No Comments · Bible, Bible Study, New Testament, Religion, Revelation

So I have finally bit the bullet and just started a class on Revelation last week. Since this is my first time teaching this book I thought maybe a few of you who have might have some words of wisdom or perspective to offer. Here are my reference books: The NIV Application Commentary: Revelation by […]

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Passing Notes in Class Goes All the Way Back to Ancient Biblical Copyists

May 20th, 2009 · No Comments · Bible, Bible Resources, Bible Study, Books, Christianity, New Testament, Religion

I just love this quote from Bruce Metzger’s book The Text of the New Testament: Its Transmission, Corruption, and Restoration (4th Edition) , Though scribes were forbidden to talk to one another in the scriptorium, the more irrepressible found devious ways to communicate with each other. One such means was to jot remarks in the […]

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The Two Most Important Dates You Never Heard Of

March 8th, 2009 · No Comments · Bible, Christ, Christianity, New Testament, Religion

There are many dates that are etched into our memory. We hear July 4, 1776 and think indpendence, December 7, 1941 – Pearl Harbor, and on and on you could go. Then we have arbitrary dates that mark historical events that are difficult to date like December 25 and Christmas. But there is another date […]

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