Archive for the ‘Deuteronomy’ Category

  • God the Dalek (Part One): Cotext

    Nov 13, 15 • Context, Deuteronomy, Genocide3 Comments
    God the Dalek (Part One): Cotext

    In some Bible passages, as atheists and others who want to avoid the claims of God are quick to point out, God sounds like a Dalek. Deut 7:2 is a typical case. When the LORD your God hands these nations over to you and you conquer them, you must completely destroy them. Make no treaties [&hellip...

  • Genres of Poetry in Scripture

    Sep 25, 13 • 1 Samuel, Deuteronomy, Ecclesiastes/Qohelet, Genesis, Genre, Isaiah, Job, Judges, Numbers, Prophets, ProverbsComments Off on Genres of Poetry in Scripture
    Genres of Poetry in Scripture

    This podcast may benefit from a set of notes, either as an alternative to the audio/screencast or as a reminder (since has a high information content). It is also longer and less fun than most, so if you like miss it out unless later in the series you need to come back to it for [&hellip...

  • Humour in the Bible: Book 5 Deuteronomy

    May 22, 13 • Deuteronomy, HumourComments Off on Humour in the Bible: Book 5 Deuteronomy
    Humour in the Bible: Book 5 Deuteronomy

    This podcast, suggesting a gentle wry smile in Dt 1:6 was inspired by a blog post from Rabbi Michal Shekelk1nsh2s2 “Could it be possible to stay too long at the site of Revelation?” There are also quotes from: Tigay, J. Deuteronomy. Jewish Publication Society, 1994, 8; and Rashi on Dt 1:6. As well as Dt [&hellip...

  • Wonderland Spirituality and the Canaanite Genocide

    Jan 29, 13 • Deuteronomy, Faith, Genocide, Joshua, ThessaloniansComments Off on Wonderland Spirituality and the Canaanite Genocide
    Wonderland Spirituality and the Canaanite Genocide

    What does it mean to “believe”? Can Alice in Wonderland help us avoid a common Evangelical error? And does “it’s in the Bible” end conversation about the “Canaanite genocide”?1 The scare quotes round Canaanite genocide indicate my question, still as far as I am concerned unanswered whether such an “event” occurred, or even was (fictionally?) [&hellip...

  • Humour in the Bible: Book 5 Deuteronomy

    Apr 16, 11 • Deuteronomy, Humour, MarkComments Off on Humour in the Bible: Book 5 Deuteronomy
    Humour in the Bible: Book 5 Deuteronomy

    This podcast, suggesting a gentle wry smile in Dt 1:6 was inspired by a blog post from Rabbi Michal Shekel “Could it be possible to stay too long at the site of Revelation?” There are also quotes from: Tigay, J. Deuteronomy. Jewish Publication Society, 1994, 8; and Rashi on Dt 1:6. As well as Dt [&hellip...