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

Exodus

Redemption of Life – The Price of Admission in Exodus, Job, and 2 Maccabees

I found this interesting. I am currently researching substitution (hint, I don’t think Jesus was classically substituted in Galatians) for

Maccabees

Are Indulgences* Un/biblical*?

In Sunday School we are discussing Christianity by century. Right now, we are at the 10th century, about the time

Doctoral Work

Was John a theological liberal? John 19.34 and 2 Macc 15.39

This is supposed to be a tad bit ironic and/or humorous while allowing me to add something else to the

Maccabees

1st Maccabees – The Stand – Repost 2012

Image via Wikipedia This is a repost, as are the other ones from Hanukkah. This one has been amended, however,

Maccabees

Hanukkah, biblically known as the Feast of Dedication – Repost 2012

Sun down this evening begins the Jewish celebration of Hanukkah, or Chanukah for the Jewish among us. It is a