Category Archives: Hermeneutics

Video: Echoes of Exodus in the Great Commission?

Today’s question: Do you see any parallels between the great commission and the exodus? I don’t want to get Echo-crazy. Just from a surface level, there some to be some connections: confrontation with “the name,” a sending out, baptism, and … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Vindicating the Vixens’

I wrote a review of Vindicating the Vixens: Revisiting Sexualized, Vilified, and Marginalized Women of the Bible, a recent book edited by Sandra Glahn, which has just been posted over on the CBMW website. In the necessary work of restoring … Continue reading

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Video: Elisha and the She-Bears

Today I discuss the troubling passage at the end of 2 Kings 2, where forty-two are killed after ridiculing the prophet Elisha. This discussion was prompted by Jonathan Pageau’s discussion of this passage. If you have any questions for me, … Continue reading

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Video: Beatitudes and Woes

Today’s question: “In your video on the Sermon on the Mount you mentioned a parallel between the Beatitudes and the Woes of Matthew 23. Could you elaborate on this?” To read more about the parallel between Beatitudes and Woes, see … Continue reading

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Video: Were Rebekah and Jacob Justified in Deceiving Isaac?

Today’s question: Having read Jordan’s Primeval Saints I find that he interprets the life of Jacob through a different lens from a more recent reformation reading. Specifically in the story of Jacob “stealing” the birthright, Jordan posits that Rebekah and … Continue reading

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Video: Moving Mountains

Today’s question: What is your interpretation of Jesus’ sayings about the prayers of believers “moving mountains”? Within my discussion, I reference N.T. Wright’s interpretation from Jesus and the Victory of God. If you have any questions for me, please leave them … Continue reading

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Video: The Mark of the Beast

Today’s question: What does the mark of the beast in Revelation refer to historically? Within this video, I reference Peter Leithart’s recent commentary on the book, Revelation 1-11, Revelation 12-22. If you have any questions for me, please leave them on my Curious Cat … Continue reading

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Video: Reading Revelation

Today’s question: There seem to be a number of different overall approaches to interpreting the book of Revelation. Can you briefly explain what each of these are and then share your own preferred interepretaive approach? Perhaps some recommended reading too? … Continue reading

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Video: 1 Corinthians 14 and Women’s Silence in Church

Today’s question: I have a friend who is from a non-religious background who is interested in Christianity and is reading the bible for the first time. She asked me to explain 1 Corinthians 14:33b-35. “As in all the churches of … Continue reading

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Opened Eyes on an Unveiled Word

A week or so ago, I posted about Three Things, a new project that a couple of friends have just begun. They have just featured a piece of mine, ‘Opened Eyes on an Unveiled Word’, in which I offer some … Continue reading

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