THE TOPIC IS THE BIBLE’S HISTORICAL ACCURACY: WHETHER ITS OLDEST STORIES ARE TRUE HISTORY.
“History would be a wonderful thing, if only it were true”
Why We Need to Reboot the Bible
When it comes to the question of origins, Christians believe that we have the inside track in this quest. And we do. We know a great deal about the past. The Christian faith is drawn from the renowned actions of the Bible’s heroes and saints, our Lord Jesus chief among them. Unfortunately, we have been fooled into believing a great deal of hogwash about earlier … Read More
WHAT IF THE WORLD WERE 7,500 YEARS OLD INSTEAD OF 6,000 YEARS OLD?
Is a Young Earth view dependent upon the Bible Chronology of Bishop Ussher and the King James Bible? Could it be based, instead, on the Septuagint’s Chronology which says Genesis 1 took place 7,500 years ago? What difference would it make?
One of the intriguing linkages between Bible Chronology and our worldview is that the age of the earth is typically tied to the date when Adam and Eve were created. If we are committed to a biblical worldview, we often assume that the Bible Chronology of … Read More
WHY DID RABBIS CHANGE THE BIBLE’S CHRONOLOGY?
This past Monday night, I was the guest of Chad Schafer of Disputed Lands for Part 3 of “drill down” sessions on Rebooting the Bible. We take it deliberately throughout his Internet show to cover why and how the Bible (i.e., the Masoretic Text) was changed about 100-110 AD by Rabbi Akiba to obscure the case for Jesus of Nazareth as the Christ.
If you want a peek at the timeline and how the Septuagint corrects the chronology, grab a cup of coffee and listen in.
oh, He reason I’m in bed is … Read More
The KINDLE version of Rebooting the Bible (RTB) is now complete and takes advantage of the new features for constructing an eBook for Kindle. These combine to create a very pleasing digital book that takes advantage of the digital environment. For example, the following features are all incorporated in RTB.
- A hyperlinked table of contents to jump to the topics in the book (approximately 60 locations within the text).
- A hyperlinked table of figures, that enables a quick return to the illustrations in the book. There are over 50 illustrations, maps,
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