The Bible Isn't The History You Think It Is
One way to understand the difference between history and fiction in the Bible is through the Old Testament's natural division into three parts: The world and its nature (Adam to Terah). The Israelites and their purpose (Abraham to Moses). The Kingdom of ...
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.
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 Don't Catholics Read the Bible?
We are, as Catholics, a biblical people, after all. The Bible is the Word of God. Mass is grounded in scripture. Many of our prayers have biblical roots. So what's the problem? Why do Catholics seem to have a reputation for not spending any time with the ...
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 ...