Tag Archives: Old Testament

Life in the Middle of the Story: More from Bruce Waltke on the Old Testament Story

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I don’t know about you, but sometimes I feel like I’m in the middle of a long tunnel and I’m not sure where it’s heading; I walked into the tunnel because I thought that I knew where it would take … Continue reading

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Celebrating Passover–What do you do?

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Passover is almost upon us; it begins at sundown on Tuesday, April 18th. I’m pretty swamped this year, so I’m just planning to throw together a simple Seder for myself and my family. As a Christian interested in recovering the … Continue reading

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An Undiscovered Gem: The Stone Edition Tanach–Pocket Sized Edition

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Today I return to my stack of Bibles-to-review, and I am really excited about getting to share this edition with you.  This time, I want to show off the Stone Edition Tanach (yes, Tanach is how Artscroll spells it).  The … Continue reading

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Celebrating Purim: God Delivers from “Behind the Scenes”

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Purim begins on Sunday, March 20 (2011) and ends the next day.  What is Purim, you  ask?  To Christians, it may be one of the lesser known Biblical Holidays, as it is not mentioned directly in the New Testament.  Mordecai … Continue reading

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God Speaks with a Human Voice: Bruce Waltke on the Message of the Old Testament

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Biblical scholar Bruce Waltke, often called “the dean of evangelical Old Testament scholarship,” gives his concise thoughts on what the OT authors are trying to communicate.  At just eight minutes, it’s worth the watch.

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Why Wait for Christmas? A Few Good Reasons for Reading the Old Testament During the Advent Season.

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As an Old Testament scholar and a lover of all things Christmas, the Advent season holds a special place in my heart.  I’m not from a particularly liturgical background, so I’m not thinking of the purple candles or days of fasting or … Continue reading

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