Religion and Spirituality

bible history

Fall 2015

The Law, the Prophets and the Writings, Part 14

Delivering Israel

David Hulme

The idea that history repeats itself is perhaps nowhere more evident than in the story of Israel’s conquest of the Promised Land. The book of Judges records cycles of obedience, disobedience, war and deliverance as the young nation interacts with neighboring peoples and their gods.

Judges of Israel

Fall 2015

Judges of Israel

Before the ancient nation of Israel had a monarchy, it was ruled by a series of judges. Here’s a complete list, along with approximate dates for each.

October 16, 2015

The Red Horse

David Hulme

Moving relentlessly across history, the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse wield great destructive power over humanity. What is the significance of the Red Horse?

 

August 10, 2015

The White Horse

David Hulme

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse have challenged the imagination for generations. What is the significance of the rider of the white horse?

Organizing the Books

Summer 2015

Organizing the Books

David Hulme

The order of the books of the Hebrew Scriptures as Christ would have known them was according to the tripartite division: the Law, the Prophets, the Writings.

Spring 2015

The Law, the Prophets and the Writings, Part 12

Final Words

David Hulme

In the final chapters of Deuteronomy—the last of the five books of Moses—the man who led the Israelites out of Egypt to the edge of the Promised Land clarifies aspects of God’s laws and of His promises and warnings to the new nation.

bible history

Summer 2015

The Law, the Prophets and the Writings, Part 13

“Be Strong and Very Courageous”

David Hulme

Few Bible scholars believe the book of Joshua, describing Israel’s conquest of the Promised Land, to be of any historical value. What does the Bible tell us about that period of history, and can it be trusted?

May 22, 2015

How Did Jesus Really Die?

David Hulme

The actual cause of Jesus’ death on the cross has long been debated, but the biblical accounts tell us precisely how, and why, He died.

 

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