Gen 1-11 and a new (to me) blog

Jim West mentioned a new (to me) Olt Testament blog Matthieu Richelle. Among Mattieu’s posts is an English abstract The Literary Structure of Genesis 1-11 of an interesting paper (in French) on the structure of Gen 1-11: Mattieu Richelle, “La structure littéraire de l’Histoire Primitive (Gn 1.1-11.26) dans son état final”, BN 151 (2011) 3-22. Since I am […]

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Technology in Church, a grumpy old man responds

John Dyer has a typically thought provoking, balanced yet somewhat contrarian take on technology (smart phones) in church: The Texture of Screens Amidst Communities of Faith: 3 Outstanding Issues with Smartphones in Church. It is worth a think, however as a grumpy old man I would rather take a step back and examine an earlier […]

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Bible Dictionary entry: Genesis

I am helping with the Tyndale House Scripture Tools for Every Person project. My particular interest is the Bible encyclopedia component. To produce it we are usually editing and updating old copyright free dictionary articles. But some words just need rewriting completely :( “Genesis” is one such. Most of the old dictionaries seemed to spend […]

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