Origins of Easter [Where does Easter really come from?]

happy-easter-jesus-resurrection

    If you ever wondered what bunnies and eggs have to do with Easter then you are not alone. Many have tried to connect Easter to various spring time celebrations and fertility festivals that have appeared in various cultures. The most popular Easter myth is that it stems from the festival dedicated to the … Read more

Should Christians Follow The Mosaic Law?

Moses with the tablets

Many well-meaning Christians today still believe that we need to follow the OT (Mosaic) law to be Christians. From the rise of the Hebrew Roots movement we are seeing a host people trying to convince Christians to run back to the OT law. However, the witness of the New Testament and also of Jesus puts that … Read more

Why Is Moses Pictured With Horns?

Brigstocke, Thomas, 1809-1881; Moses with His Arms Supported by Aaron and Hur

If you’ve been a fan of biblical art or art history then you have probably seen some strange images or statues of biblical characters with horns on their heads. If you have not, here are some examples. Why Moses Has Horns Let me first state that there is no reason to believe that Moses had … Read more

Is The KJV Really On A Grade School Reading Level?

I have heard many times from KJVO advocates that the KJV is much easier to read than the other English translations and that readability tests have already proven it. The only problem with this statement is that it’s not true. At best it’s ignorance passed off as reality. At worst it’s just a flat out lie. … Read more

Biblical Archaeology Review Suggests Eve Was Made From Adam’s Penis, Not His Rib

Illustrated manuscript of Adam and Eve

If you are thinking that possibly the title of this post is more tabloid than fact then I encourage you to read on. The original article on this topic was done by Ziony Zevit and can be read at this link: http://members.bib-arch.org/publication.asp?PubID=BSBA&Volume=41&Issue=5&ArticleID=2 It has come to my attention that I am a bit late in seeing … Read more

Is Joseph A Type For Jesus Or For Joseph?

Padre Eterno

Somewhere around a million websites, books, and articles, have discussed the parallels between Joseph in the book of Genesis and Jesus. However, modern scholarship (though scant) has suggested that Joseph might actually have a literary link more with the father of Jesus than with Jesus. I will flesh this out below. Source of this Joseph … Read more