Why The Tower of Babel Was Problematic for the Gods

Cleve, Construction of the Tower of Babel

Biblical Account of the Tower of Babel Genesis 11:1-9 (NASB) 1 Now the whole earth used the same language and the same words. 2 It came about as they journeyed east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar and settled there. 3 They said to one another, “Come, let us make bricks and burn them thoroughly.” And … Read more

Exegetical Study of Amos 9:1-15 [The Destruction and Restoration of Israel]

Prophet Amos, old Russian Orthodox icon

Amos 9:1-15 (NRSV) Note: All quoted passages in paper will be from the NASB 1a I saw the Lord standing beside the altar, and he said: 1b Strike the capitals until the thresholds shake, and shatter them on the heads of all the people; 1c and those who are left I will kill with the … Read more

Understanding Bible Codes and Ciphers

Bible Codes, also known as Equidistant Letter Sequences (ELS), are words and phrases that can be found in the text of the Jewish Bible (the Christian Old Testament) by taking letters that are separated by an arbitrarily defined distance from each other within the Hebrew text. This notion of Bible Codes has been popularized by … Read more

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

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