The Court against Oppression: Biblical Legal Theory from a Covenant Law Suit

In this podcast, we discover how an ancient Israelite prophet argued his legal case against Israel. This discovery shows how the legal system in Israel was based on a common-law system.

A Grimm View of Theology

In this podcast, I introduce a short series that I’m doing on how to interpret the Old Testament Law. I’m trying to find a way to interpret the law that is hermetically consistent and historically accurate. Links and Sources Volsunga Saga: https://archive.org/details/volsungasagastor00spariala/page/50 Margaret Barber Crosby, The Making of a German Constitution: A Slow Revolution (NewContinue reading “A Grimm View of Theology”

The OT and Me: What is Our Relationship with It?

Most Christians at some time or another have wondered what we do with the Old Testament (OT). I don’t think I can answer all the questions. But I want to suggest a way of thinking about the OT that may lead to fruitful exegesis. Before my suggestion, I have two thoughts. First, as Christians weContinue reading “The OT and Me: What is Our Relationship with It?”

Awakened Church: Part 2

The Stranger in the Land The term גֵּר means stranger or immigrated citizen. A stranger was not a native inhabitant of a country (Ex 2:22, cf. Gn 15:13; 23:4; Ex 12:49; 18:3). The stranger had legal status as a citizen of Israel (Ex 2:49; Is 14:1; Ez 47:22) as opposed to the נָכְרִי, foreigner, andContinue reading “Awakened Church: Part 2”

Awakened Church: Race Relations in the Pentateuch and Hermeneutical Interaction with Woke Church

I finally edited my paper on racial relations. And I’ve posted it on my Academia Site. Here is my introduction: When it comes to discussions on race relations, sides are quickly chosen, and the battle lines are drawn. Each side is ready to do whatever it takes to destroy the other. While this reaction isContinue reading “Awakened Church: Race Relations in the Pentateuch and Hermeneutical Interaction with Woke Church”