No Takei Gene (Sorry George)

Two distinguished scholars at Johns Hopkins University have released a lengthy, three-part report concluding that there's not sufficient evidence to prove homosexuals and transgenders are born in that condition – in other words, there is no "gay gene." "The understanding of sexual orientation as an innate, biologically fixed property of human beings – the idea …

“Cast Iron” Mashup

So, yeah, we had fun last night--with a lot of rambling and just hanging out. Those who are just looking for straight-up Biblical teaching might be bored, but those looking for some goofiness in their podcasts might enjoy listening in. Shalom!

Which Bible Translation Is Best? All the Good Ones. | LogosTalk

I came across this article today, and I think the final paragraphs neatly sum up my view on KJV-Onlyism--or any translation "onlyism" for that matter: Imagine there was only one English Bible translation and that it had never occurred to you that there might be another. The truth is that even if we were stuck with …

Some Random Thoughts ON the ESV Wide-Margin Reference Bible

So, I've had about 24 hours to play with my new sword. I've copied what I consider to be my most important (mostly translation-related) notes for the entire book of Genesis, and did a bit of study in John and Mark. Here are my thoughts so far: The experiment is working in that I'm actually engaging …

Trying Out A New Sword: The ESV Wide-Margin Reference Bible

By far, the most popular thing I have ever written is Why You Need a Wide-Margin Bible, which accounts for something like half of all of the hits to this blog since I wrote it some three years ago. I wrote a sequel series on how to use a wide-margin Bible, but it never even …