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boycott
March 22, 2017 - 6:30 pm

Should Christians Boycott?!

From time to time the call to boycott arises in our Christian culture. Most recently, the call to “Boycott Disney” was resounding throughout the Facebook landscape after the announcement was made that there…
gaston and lefou
March 22, 2017 - 6:30 pm

Beauty and the Beasts’ Gay Moment

There was a bit of to do before the movie came out at the announcement of Disney’s first “exclusively gay moment” (read more here). Of course, no one knew what that would mean or just how explicit that…
beauty and the beast
March 22, 2017 - 6:30 pm

Beauty and the Beast – Quotes

Narrator: Not to be deceived by appearances for beauty is from within. Narrator: She had seen that there was no love in his heart. Narrator: He fell into despair and lost all hope, for who could ever learn to…
belle and beast
March 22, 2017 - 6:30 pm

Why is Beauty and the Beast so Timeless?

I mentioned here that Beauty and the Beast is “one of the most beloved Disney stories of all time. Cinderella may be more “classic” but is very much a girls’ movie. Beauty and the Beast appeals far more…

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bibman
March 25, 2015 - 5:02 pm

What About Those Funny Footnotes? – or, a Short Primer on Text Criticism for Christians

Anyone who has read the Bible with serious intent to understand it will almost certainly have come across the occasional strange annotation, often in a footnote, that says something like “Many manuscripts…”…
mummy-mask-150118
January 22, 2015 - 9:10 am

Earliest Copy of the Gospel of Mark Found

Several news outlets are reporting that biblical scholars Craig Evans and Daniel Wallace are working with a team that may have uncovered the earliest known copy of the Gospel of Mark.  You can see full articles…
too-good-to-be-true
June 26, 2014 - 12:01 pm

Too Good to be True?

We all know the old adage:  if it looks too good to be true, it probably is.  But what about when the thing that looks too good to be true comes from someone we have every reason to trust explicitly, like…
enoch_scroll
May 10, 2014 - 9:56 am

A Layman’s Introduction to the Book of Enoch

In the past few years, interest in the Book of Enoch (also called Enoch and 1 Enoch) has experienced something of a revival.  It is referenced in numerous popular fiction works that make use of the Nephilim…

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boycott
August 21, 2015 - 11:00 am

Planned Parenthood and the “Spiritual Discipline” of Boycotting

This week saw the release of the 7th horrifying video detailing the practices of Planned Parenthood’s abortion and “harvesting” practices.  Personally, I cannot watch it.   While the vast majority of…
toughquestions
March 27, 2015 - 9:35 am

What are the “love feasts” in Jude 12?

Hey Dr. Smith, I have a question. I'm doing a NT theology paper on the theology of 2 Peter & Jude, but I'm also preaching this weekend at our church. Jude 12 talks about "love feasts," I'm curious if you…
lawprophets
December 10, 2014 - 6:15 pm

Jesus, Moses and Daniel: Matthew’s Parabolic Demonstration of Jesus as Fulfillment of The Law and the Prophets

INTRODUCTION Matthew’s use of the Old Testament has provided rich fodder for scholarly discussion over the past centuries.  In recent years, this discussion has often focused on those passages of Matthew…
birthanddeath
December 10, 2014 - 6:10 pm

Parallels between Matthew’s Birth and Passion Narratives

Thought our readers might find this interesting.  I don't have time to develop it fully at the moment, but the image below is a slide from my Gospels lectures in which I suggest a series of parallels between…