The Environment of the New Testament Era

The cognitive and exegetical environment of the 2nd Temple/New Testament era is far more diverse and far different than most biblical readers understand. Relative to the expectations and assumptions of modern readers, the various New Testament authors often utilized creative readings, and even at times deliberate alteration of the text in order to support their […]

Skip Moen on the Hebraic Perspective

“But immediately after the tribulation of those days the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light, and the stars will fall from the sky, and the powers of the heavens will be shaken.  And then the sign of the Son of Man will appear in the sky, and then all […]

Marvin Wilson on Scripture vs Theology

Marvin Wilson, in Exploring Our Hebraic Heritage, shares some profound insight into the distinction between scripture and theology and why theological pursuits must remain firmly grounded in the text, and the text must remain firmly grounded in its historical and grammatical context: Scripture is divine revelation, uniquely inspired by God’s spirit. As the Word of God, […]