SciFriday: New Frontiers

December 4, 2020

This week, we announce the sunset of SciFriday and the dawn of a new program that will debut in 2021: The Bible’s Greatest Mysteries.

SciFriday: Petra, Sodom, and Science

November 21, 2020

Modern archaeological science is revealing startling things about the role of Petra in the history of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and may have pinpointed the location of the biblical city of Sodom.

Seeing God face to face

September 27, 2020

MANY OF US have been taught that it isn’t possible to see God with our natural eyes and live. How do we reconcile that with the account of God personally eating a meal with Moses, Aaron, and the seventy elders of Israel?

The Ten Commandments

September 13, 2020

THE TEN COMMANDMENTS were the first instructions given to Moses upon Israel’s arrival at Sinai. And the first command was “you shall have no other gods before me.”

Sinai, Sîn, and saying their name

August 30, 2020

THE WILDERNESS OF SIN had nothing to do with naughtiness in the desert. It was, in fact, a reference to the moon-god Sîn, which is likely why Moses mentioned the day of the month Israel entered the desert (15th day of the second month, when the moon was full).

The words of Job are ended

January 26, 2020

JOB DELIVERS his closing argument, recalling the days when his life was blessed, a respected member of the community, contrasting it with his current situation as one who’s mocked and despised. He asserts his innocence again, and issues another plea for a hearing.

Rahab and the Rephaim

January 19, 2020

A DRAGON in the Bible? Yes! And we see it here in the Book of Job. What’s more, we see a connection between this primordial enemy of God and the spirits of the Nephilim.

‘I know that my Redeemer lives’

December 15, 2019

JOB’S UNDERSTANDING of the afterlife was a reflection of the culture around him. But even with that, Job knew that his Redeemer lived, “and at the last he will stand upon the earth.”

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