Why Is “Sodomite” Missing From Modern Bible Translations.

Burning of Sodomites

Background Over the years I’ve dialoged with a great number of people who wish to convert me to King James Version Only-ism. This really was never a topic I thought I would be writing endlessly about as so many great books are already published on textual criticism. Nevertheless, there a contingent of Christians (none of … Read more

Why Did The Apocryphal Books Get Removed From The Bible?

Apocrypha KJV

Introduction For many Christians the topic of the Apocryphal books is far from a burning interest. In fact, a large number of Christians might give you a blank stare if you ask them if they even know what they are. The Apocryphal books, also known as Deuterocanonical, are books of the Old Testament that fall … Read more

Did Nebuchadnezzar Really Live Like An Animal for 7 Years?

Clay tablet containing a fragment of the Nabonidus Chronicle

The Madness of King Nebuchadnezzar in Daniel 4 There are a number of biblical passages that are classified as unforgettable and the madness of Nebuchadnezzar easily qualifies for the list. The book of Daniel is filled with perplexing passages and predictions so it has been scoured by those interested in the prophecies. However, despite the … Read more

Why Did The Israelites Worship A Calf At Mount Sinai?

British Museum Copper Bull

The Events Many Christians have grown up hearing about the Exodus story and it’s many sub-narratives. Some of the sub-narratives, such as the sea crossing and the calf incident are so well-known that even people outside the Abrahamic faiths are familiar with the events. When I was a child and I learned the calf-worship episode, … Read more

It Finally Happened. You Can Now Buy Haphazardly Created Coffee Mugs With Out-of-Context (OC) Biblical Quotes

Your hair is like a flock of goats

NEW UPDATE: Etsy is pretty much terrible. They have bots policing the place looking for strange policy issues and make it impossible to keep a store open. So, we created our own store…because of course we did. You can support the site by visiting DUSTOFFTHEBIBLE.SHOP Moreover, with way Etsy isn’t scalping up for listings and … Read more

What Does The Title “Son of Man” Mean?

Jesus at the right hand of the Father

I’ve heard a number of good and bad explanations for the title “Son of Man” over the years and I’ve largely tried to avoid getting into the weeds on this matter because I have primarily focused on studying the early parts of the Old Testament, however, there this term is used so often in the … Read more