Iron Show: Discussing Preterism with Brian Godawa

A couple of weeks ago, Johnny and I interviewed Brian Godawa about his newest novel, Tyrant: Rise of the Beast, and it's non-fictional companion piece, End Times Biblical Prophecy: It's Not What They Told You. Brian takes a preterist stance, meaning that he sees most Biblical prophecy, including the Olivet Discourse, as being fulfilled at or immediately after the …

Blog Recommendation: Sleepwalker’s Row

A good friend of mine from synagogue just started a new blog and I wanted to show him some love. I think his own introduction says it best: n which a lifelong insomniac, artist, and breakthrough junkie launches a public thought-lab at the behest of several friends. History will be recovered. Food critiqued. Books reviewed. Art created. Stories told. Ideas …

Book Review: The Unseen Realm, by Dr. Michael S. Heiser

This is a post I've literally wanted to write for years, ever since I was first introduced to Dr. Michael Heiser's work on his first A View From the Bunker interview with Derek Gilbert. I've spent the last six years gleefully stalking the good Doctor, reading everything that he's published online (particularly on TheDivineCouncil.com), several …

Using Your Wide-Margin Bible – Part 6: The Life and Times of [Fill in the Blank]

Scholars call the Bible a “High Context Document.” This is a fancy way of saying that the Bible expects you to know a few things when reading it. After all, most of its authors were completely unaware that they were writing words that would be poured over and delved into thousands of years later, and …

Using Your Wide-Margin Bible – Part 5: Starting Word Studies

This section is going to assume that you have a wide-margin Bible rather than a notebook. After all, if you have a notebook, or a series of notebooks, you have all the space in the world to write down every little thought, teaching, and reference that comes to mind. If you have a wide-margin Bible, …