Testing Scripture on Creation and Fall (RJS)
and the brief post yesterday Science, Evolution, and the Bible. Dr. John Polkinghorne gives an overview of his approach to creation and fall in chapter three his book Testing Scripture: A Scientist Explores the Bible. Dr. Polkinghorne, before he entered ...
A question about Scriptural Inerrancy
Lots of “errors” in the Bible are, I reckon, in this category. But you’d want a real scripture scholar for that. I suggest Michael Barber. You can google him. He’s at the Sacred Page blog.
Parshat Vayera: In our parents’ footsteps
11:31, 32). Why must scripture tell us that Terah had originally set out for the Land of Canaan if he never reached it because he died on the way in Haran? The Bible will soon record a fascinating meeting between Abraham and Melchizedek, king of Shalem ...
The Ever-Virginity of the Theotokos & the Holy Scriptures
Father Stanley Harakas also writes that "ἕως" is frequently used in the Bible to describe ... of Terah: Terah begot Abram, Nahor, and Haran, and Haran begot Lot" (Genesis 11:27, NKJV). Lot then was Abraham's nephew and the Scriptures themselves prove ...
Why in the World Would God Want to Use Me?
Apart from Jesus Christ, Abraham is probably the most important person in the Bible. Abraham is a giant in Scripture—his stature is far greater ... of the river [the River Euphrates] of old, even Terah, the father of Abraham, and the father of Nahor ...