There but by the Grace of Chris . . .

“For freedom Christ has set us free.” —Galatians 5.1a I will never forget the second time I read this verse. It was in Fall of 2006. I had been suspended from Johnson Bible College for… rela...

Michael Heiser: A Unique Species?

A commenter on Michael Heiser’s blog asked him what he thought of my critique of his essay on Psalm 82 and Deuteronomy 32. Here is Heiser’s response, from last night: What do I think? Hone...

Chemosh, Yahweh, Herem, and Sacrifice

In this post I will concede a correction offered by Richard Hess on the translation of lines 11-12 of the Mesha Stele. In Hess’s first response to my review of Copan’s book, he argued that line 17...