CHRISTIANS NOT ONLY FAILED to speak out against slavery in Bible times. Christians owned slaves. Apostle Paul went so far as to send one runaway slave back to his master—even
WHEN IT COMES TO HOMOSEXUALITY, most Bible scholars agree that the Bible seems uncomfortably clear: Don’t be doing that thing. That’s pretty much the same advice heterosexuals get if they’re
LET ME ASK YOU SOMETHING. It’s about the Bible as it relates to immigration. I recently posted the following note on my business Facebook page. I got a response that
I WRITE BOOKS ABOUT THE BIBLE, like the book shown here. Some readers seem genuinely ticked that I don’t take a position on the controversial stuff: abortion, homosexuality, a literal
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What man committed such a terrible sin that Joshua executed his entire family?
Achan (rhymes with bacon). When the Jews destroyed Jericho, they weren’t supposed to take anything—everything in Jericho belonged
Which one of Jesus’ disciples did Jewish leaders call “scum”?
Matthew. He was a tax collector. Most Jews hated tax collectors because they collaborated with the Roman occupying force to tax their fellow Jews.
In a match made in heaven, which prophet married a hooker?
Hosea. God insisted. It was an object lesson—an example of what the Jews had done to God: “This whole country has become a whorehouse,
What giant of a man in the Bible had a bed more than 13 feet (4 meters) long? Not Goliath. Og, king of Bashan in what is now the area