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
WHY ARE SOME CONSERVATIVE CHRISTIANS OPEN-MINDED WHILE OTHERS AREN’T?
How easily are you threatened by another person of faith in Christ who believes something different than you do? For instance, “How old is the earth?”
The two terms, evangelical and fundamentalist, mean different things to different people. There is considerable history going back 200-400 years in the reformation or Protestant movement. What I’ve learned in my experience is that I find it easy to get along more with evangelicals than with fundamentalists. However, there remain many doctrines I still believe that place me in the fundamentalist camp. But not … 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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