Tag Archives: Genesis

Wordplay in Genesis 11:9

Many are familiar with the story of Babel. After the flood, a group of prideful city folks try to build a city and a tower that reaches the heavens. Because all men shared the same language at the time, it … Continue reading

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LXX Translation Difficulties in Genesis 5:2

This morning I was reading through Genesis 4–5 in the LXX and noticed something small that I thought I might point out. Here is the quotation with the relevant portions bolded: Αὕτη ἡ βίβλος γενέσεως ἀνθρώπων· ᾗ ἡμέρᾳ ἐποίησεν ὁ … Continue reading

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What Do Sailhamer and Theophilus Have in Common?

John Sailhamer is a familiar name around the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary campus. Even after he left for Golden Gate Seminary ~7 years ago, his thought left an indelible imprint on the student body. That is not to say that all … Continue reading

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Justin Martyr: Laws Concerning Food

I believe that I finally picked a topic, or rather interpreter, for my upcoming term paper in “Pre-Reformation Interpretation of the Old Testament.” Justin Martyr. As many of you know, Justin was an apologist of the Early Church writing around … Continue reading

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An Entirely Serious Post

There has been a great deal of discussion concerning the “masculine feel” of Christianity.  I thought it was about time to weigh in on that conversation. Turn with me to Genesis 4:3-7.  Here we find two brothers, Cain and Abel, … Continue reading

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