Christ and the Divine Council

This week, I’m launching into something new inspired by Judson’s paper. His paper was all about bringing the data of the divine council into the area of systematic theology. Specifically, he explored how it effected the area of Theology Proper. In my reading and research this summer, I took this as a model for exploringContinue reading “Christ and the Divine Council”

YHWH in His Council

In this podcast, we explore how God interacts with His council. The content actually is a paper written by Judson Greene who is studying for his Masters in Biblical Languages and Literature. The paper is a little dense, so if you have problems understanding it, don’t worry. I ended up reading it about 4 orContinue reading “YHWH in His Council”

Fallen Angels and the Book of Enoch: An Interview with David Lompe

In today’s show, I host my first ever interview/discussion with my guest David Lompe. He is what I call a amateur theologian: that is, theology is not his profession, but it is his passion. In the discussion we talk about the book of Enoch. We touch on what it is and why it is notContinue reading “Fallen Angels and the Book of Enoch: An Interview with David Lompe”

Peter and the Titans: Are the Sons of God Titans?

Welcome back to this week’s episode of Fresh Ground Theology. Currently, we are studying the supernatural world in the Old Testament. So far, we’ve studied the phrase sons of God in the Old Testament and I propose that every time it appears in the Old Testament it refers to angels. Then we raised that naggingContinue reading “Peter and the Titans: Are the Sons of God Titans?”

Angels, Women, and Anunnaki: What did the Ancient Near East Think of Genesis 6?

This week we are continuing our mini-series on the identity of the Sons of God in Genesis chapter six. Originally, I thought that I could cover this passage along with episode three. But, as I studied it, I found that I need to dedicate an episode to it. Then I studied it more and foundContinue reading “Angels, Women, and Anunnaki: What did the Ancient Near East Think of Genesis 6?”

Did Angels Marry Women? How Early Christians Answered This Question

Link to the show at In this podcast, we begin our journey into the much disputed passage: Genesis 6:1-4. Since there is so much data on this passage, I’ve actually split it up into a three part mini-series. Episode four will discuss Christian interpretations of this passage. Episode five will discuss ANE texts relatingContinue reading “Did Angels Marry Women? How Early Christians Answered This Question”

The Council of the Gods

We now are going to take the plunge into the council of the gods! We will begin with a short story that I’ve composed from the legends of Ugarit called the Ba’al Cycle. After that, we will trace our way carefully through the Scriptures following the theme of the infamous Sons of God. Walking intoContinue reading “The Council of the Gods”

The Origin of the Gods

Welcome back. This week, we are continuing our venture into what the Bible says about the supernatural. This is a continuation of the series YHWH: God of the Gods. In this episode, we are going to answer the question: where did the gods come from? We will start with a short story from Phoenicia thatContinue reading “The Origin of the Gods”

YHWH: God of the Gods

This is a brand new series for my podcast! Gathering feed back from my last series, I’ve tried to up my energy level in my recording and I’ve tried to add some extra stories to make it more interesting. This series will explore the gods of the ancient world in relation to the Old Testament.Continue reading “YHWH: God of the Gods”