Ancient Interpreters and the Garden Paradise

This week’s BioLogos post is up this morning.

The Benefit of Doubt: Coming to Terms with Faith in a Postmodern Era

The following is the text of public lecture I gave at Asuza Pacific University on the evening November 16, 2010. The text (about 5000 words) is more or less as I delivered it, so you will note the oral cadence. I had a great time on campus that day, visiting with faculty, and talking in […]

Two for One BioLogos Posts

I was away most of the last 10 days speaking at Asuza Pacific University and then at the Society of Biblical Literature in Atlanta. In all the hustle and bustle I forgot to link last week’s BioLogos post on the serpent in Genesis 3, so here it is and you can stop sending me threatening […]

Audio: The Challenge of Reading the Bible Today

Click on the link below to listen to an audio recording of the 14th annual Silvers Visiting Scholar Program held on October 25, 2010, entitled, “The Challenge of Reading the Bible Today: Can the Bible be read both Critically and Religiously? Jewish, Catholic and Protestant Perspectives,” with Marc Brettler (Brandeis University), Peter Enns (BioLogos Foundation), […]

Before Creation, there was….what?

This week’s post is up at BioLogos, where I look at what, according to early Jewish interpreters, might have already existed before creation in Genesis 1.