Some non-Catholics, in an attempt to disprove the canonical nature of the Catholic old testament and specifically the deutroconical books, will commonly appeal to the Jewish council of Jamnia, which is said to have happen in the year 90 A.D. Rabbis met at the council of Jamnia, so the story goes, to set the canon … Read more
I have been learning to use a web presentation program called Prezi. I’m a little tired of powerpoint. Here is a brief review for part of the coming exam I placed online for my students to use. Thought others might enjoy too. Enjoy. The Gospels? on Prezi
Maybe I’ll just have my students learn this song and call it a day.
[I led a Bible study when I lived in Delaware and it was on Matthew. I didn’t like the brevity of my notes at the time, so I went back and expanded on them a bit. Of course this is written in mostly an outline form, so it might not be the most readable. Coincidently, I … Read more
[Disclaimer: I hesitated to post this, but thought “I can’t get any kind of feedback if it remains only on my hard drive.” Also, this is looking at scripture from the point of growing spiritually and not academically as doing the latter doesn’t always mean the former is happening.] The word “hermeneutic” is often used … Read more