Introducing Inspiration and Inerrancy

In traditional Christian Protestantism, Inspiration and Inerrancy are commonly paired together to claim and emphasize that the Bible—traditionally viewed as the Word of God—does not have any kind of errors (i.e., inerrant) precisely because it is believed to be inspired by God. In Christianity, however, this does not normally refer to the extremist point of

Back to blogging: new Facebook account and group

After almost one year of no-blogging at all…I am finally back to blogging! After April 2019, I had become too busy with other areas of my personal life and work. I wanted to blog, but I could not. It has been difficult even in January to really decide if I would continue or not; but

Condescension, rudeness and anger

There is a female freelance writer and blogger by the name of Kat Boogaard. 5 Ways You’re Being Condescending at Work (Without Realizing It) https://www.themuse.com/advice/5-ways-youre-being-condescending-at-work-without-realizing-it She divided her article with the following headings: You Aren’t Choosing Your Words Carefully You’re Always Putting Yourself First You’re the Master of Backhanded Compliments You’re Always Equating Your Experiences

Evidence and the Bible

From time-to-time, some Christians lightly argue that we should not spend so much energy trying to “prove” God, the Bible or other related elements within Christianity. They say that the Bible is sufficient by itself and that it’s a matter of faith overall. I only partially agree. I do agree that evidence (or “proof”, which

Bad and good scholars and conferences

I would like to clarify how to detect bad or good scholars (or scientists) if you ever get into academic research over many months and years. My arguments also assume that this would apply to the sciences since I have experienced similar observations for the past 10 years. I have been discussing with some people

XegesIs Blog 2 Introduction

I’ve recently decided to create this secondary XegesIs blog to share and document secondary or peripheral information on academic research and Biblical Studies that I consider interesting and useful. I’ve been having wonderful additional ideas, interesting information to share and other kinds of addenda about some of the items discussed, or to be discussed, under

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