Comparisons and Contrasts between Traditional Religion and Christianity

In studying comparative religion, it becomes clear that in each religion, there appears what may be assumed as similarities and differences between each given religion and Christianity. This article is an attempt to compare and contrast Traditional Religion and Christianity. The concept of God Traditional Religion believes in the existence of a Supreme Deity who … Continue reading Comparisons and Contrasts between Traditional Religion and Christianity

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Communicating the Pentateuch to a Modern Audience

Introduction The Pentateuch contains different genres. Genres in the Pentateuch include legal texts, narratives, poetry, prophecy, and wisdom. Understanding the various literary genres helps the believer to rightly interpret the biblical text so that a proper application of the Scriptures can be observed. However, each literary genre needs a different set of hermeneutical principles to … Continue reading Communicating the Pentateuch to a Modern Audience

Understanding the Pentateuch

Introduction The Pentateuch refers to the first five books of the Hebrew and Christian sacred Scriptures. These books are believed to have been written by Moses under God's instruction. Their main aim was to remind Israel of her covenant relationship with Yahweh and how Israel was supposed to relate to God and the nations under … Continue reading Understanding the Pentateuch

Using Acts of the Apostles in the 21st Century

Introduction “The Acts of the Apostles” is part of a two-volume work in the New Testament traditionally ascribed to the historian Luke, who was Paul’s traveling companion and co-worker. The first part, Luke, is associated with the Gospels and covers the story of Jesus’ birth, ministry, death, and resurrection. The second part, Acts, carries forward … Continue reading Using Acts of the Apostles in the 21st Century

The Book of Daniel: The Problem of Dating

Introduction The book of Daniel is one of the Bible’s most attacked books. Recent scholarship has produced critics who labeled it as a fraudulent document that was forged by a second century B.C. pseudonymous author who used theological fiction to convey the ideas found in this book. However, the biblical evidence suggests that a historical … Continue reading The Book of Daniel: The Problem of Dating