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Better Than a Brother

Is it true that the title “redeemer” in the Old Testament designates a person’s closest relative?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez - Retired

Bible Justice

How did legal courts function in the Old Testament?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez - Retired

Biblical Doctrine of Inspiration and Authority

A careful theological review.

Author: 
Frank B. Holbrook

Biblical Interpretation Today

Biblical interpretation in our postmodern context is anything but stable. Contemporary approaches to understanding the Bible, however, have their roots in critical methods of interpretation that were developed in the modern period, using principles of the Enlightenment. In "Biblical Interpretation Today," Gerhard Hasel provides a quick but comprehensive account of the development of such methods as source criticism, form criticism, and redaction criticism until the appearance of structuralism. Hasel exposes the presuppositions underlying these methods and points the way forward to a more biblical approach.

Author: 
Gerhard F. Hasel

Blessings and Curses

How should we interpret the lists of blessings and curses in the Bible? They give the impression that we should serve God out of fear.

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez - Retired

Book of Psalms seem to encourage hatred

I’ve always been puzzled by statements in Psalms that seem to encourage hatred. Is this compatible with Christian love?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

BRI Ethics Committee Releases Statements on Transgenderism

The BRI Ethics Committee has developed two opinions about issues related to transgender. One discusses sex-change surgery, the other one marriage of people who have undergone such a procedure. Suggestions are provided as to how to deal with these issues.

Can These Bones Live?

Could you explain why the Bible sometimes refers to bones as rejoicing”?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez - Retired

Change of the Calendar

Did it interrupt the cycle of the Sabbath and Sunday or not? Letters from the London's Royal Observatory and the U. S. Government Naval Observatory in Washington address this question from astronomers' perspective.

Chicken Soup, Self-Organization and the Origin of Life: A Test

How can the origin of life be explained without a creator or intelligent designer? Is the spontaneous formation of a living cell under proper conditions inevitable?

Author: 
L. James Gibson

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