Without the Greek Septuagint, The New Testament Might Have Been Written in Aramaic
There was one book which existed prior to the New Testament that was enormously influential in the development of the Christian Bible. It is the Septuagint. This book was not just “the Old Testament” – it was how the religion of the Jews was understood around the world by religious Jews during most of the so-called ‘Second Temple Period’ – for 350 years – from 280 B.C. to 70 A.D.
While Rome was politically in control of Judaea, the language used there was not Latin. Instead, the … Read More
My new book, REBOOTING THE BIBLE, was a quest of research spurred by the work of a genius Aussie polymath, Barry Setterfield. This new 30-minute video by Setterfield provides a graphic presentation supporting several of my key tenets. It’s a powerful piece.
I am very pleased to share this video by Barry Setterfield. He surfaces numerous salient points that demonstrate how the Masoretic text was corrupted in numerous ways by ‘founding’ rabbis ca.100 AD.
What difference does this make? Our modern Bibles are based, primarily, on the Masoretic text. And yet, there are a large number of believers in biblical … 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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