Sirach

James 1.27… and Sirach 4.10

In reading several commentaries, I keep seeing James 1.27 referred back to Isaiah 1.15-16. Admittedly, because I don’t have the

Sirach

Sirach’s God (2.18)

My son and I, as our Lenten practice, have selected to read a passage of Scripture every morning. We have

Doctoral Work

what if Jesus died for God’s honor?

I realize this thesis has never been proposed before so bear with me… In reading through what Jarvis Williams calls “martyrdom theology”

Maccabees

Razis

notes, not done. shoot, not even edited. going through the OT/Jewish writings looking for self-inflicted deaths.  Another suicide is found

Doctoral Work

Eleazar Avaran

Not done. Just notes. And notes make good blog posts. As we will see below, the Maccabean books provides the

Deuterocanon

Fitting: 2 Esdras on the Lion’s Justice to the Eagle #advent14ccumwv

I think this may just one of the most fitting quotes I’ve read in a long time.

Deuterocanon

Did John Wesley use the “Apocrypha?” Yes. Yes, he did. #umc

According to James Charlesworth (who used John Vicker’s data) he did. This is taken from James Charlesworth paper for the

Books

@FortressPress “Commentary on the Bible: The Old Testament and Apocrypha” – Additions to Esther

Since he-who-must-not-be-named is reviewing the “normal books,” I wanted to take some time and focus on the books you good