Just a fun post with a short music video because this song got stuck in my head a few days ago after a discussion of the historicity of Joshua and walls of Jericho (Joshua 6). Indeed, when the text of Scripture makes strong historical claims we ought to accept those claims (despite the archeological evidence… Continue reading Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho
I just read a great article by Michael Reeves at Reformation21 titled “Adam and Eve”. He discusses (rather cogently I might say, but don’t take my word for it) why the historicity of Adam would seem to matter (it impacts the doctrines of Christ, the Trinity, and sin, among other practical biblical concerns). I’d be… Continue reading Does the Historicity of Adam Really Matter?
N.T.Wright has made a brief video over at Biologos where he discusses “myth” in relation to Genesis 1-3. He (as many others I’ve read) suggest that “myth” is a perfectly acceptable term referring to something which is true even if not historical in the sense of a strictly historical account (he even says those who reject… Continue reading Myth and Meaning (That Won't Last?)