Apocalypse · Codex Sinaiticus · Greek · Jesus Christ · Number of the Beast · Revelation

The Number of the Beast and Wild Claims

A friend recently posted a video that makes claims concerning the “number of the beast” in Revelation 13:18 (it can be viewed HERE) . I found the following graphic posted on Facebook of Walid’s claims about the symbols/words written in “Sinaiticus” (a Greek codex with many sections dating from the fourth century). Walid claims that… Continue reading The Number of the Beast and Wild Claims

eschatology · Ezekiel · Gog and Magog · Revelation

Gog, Magog, and Premillennialism

In a recent conversation about events in the Middle/Near East, a question was raised as to the potential for fulfillment of prophecy, specifically concerning “Gog and Magog”. Gog and Magog have so captured the imagination that their very mention seems clouded by mystery and ready at hand to apply to nearly any particularity in contemporary… Continue reading Gog, Magog, and Premillennialism

Book Review · Hermeneutics · Interpretation

The Future of Biblical Interpretation: A Book Review

Thanks to IVP Academic for providing a review copy of Porter, Stanley E. and Matthew R. Malcolm, eds., The Future of Biblical Interpretation: Responsible Plurality in Biblical Hermeneutics (Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2013), 176pp. I offer the following review of this volume: The Bible encompasses a plurality of voices, not only in genre but… Continue reading The Future of Biblical Interpretation: A Book Review

Biblical Studies · Book Giveaway · Hermeneutics

Biblical Interpretation Book Giveaway!

I have managed to acquire an extra copy of Andreas J. K√∂stenberger and Richard D. Patterson’s, Invitation to Biblical Interpretation: Exploring the Hermeneutical Triad of History, Literature, and Theology (Kregel Academic, 2011). This volume approaches the text via the historical/literary/theological method where these three aspects must be considered carefully in order to move toward a… Continue reading Biblical Interpretation Book Giveaway!