Creation: The Scientific Method is Biblical

Let's talk science! In my previous posts, I've presented some musings on the Bible's creation narrative and our current scientific understanding of the record of nature. The response to this is to argue that these posts presuppose "uniformism," the idea that the natural laws and processes that we see today have always been the same, and "naturalism" …

Prophecy in the New Testament – 1st Through 3rd Principles in the “Voice in Ramah”

Understanding the history behind geographic locations is often key to understanding a prophecy. This post has been a bit delayed, in part because of the elections (which I've commented on elsewhere, but don't intend to on this blog), and in part because it's taken me a while to figure out how best to attack Matthew 2:16-18: …

Sukkot and Eschatological Optimism

The autumn season has always been the one in which I most feel the "pull" of prophecy, specifically end-times prophecy or eschatology. The slow fading of the year appeals to my default state of cheerful melancholia, putting me in the right mood for contemplating the end of history with a Messianic hope. In addition to …

Prophecy in the New Testament: Introduction

The autumn season has always been the one in which I most feel the "pull" of prophecy, specifically end-times prophecy or eschatology. The slow fading of the year appeals to my default state of cheerful melancholia, putting me in the right mood for contemplating the end of history with a Messianic hope. In addition to …