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February 15, 2018

A possible solution to a long-standing puzzle

Of all of the many alleged discrepancies in the Gospels, the one that I have mulled over most of all for the last couple years concerns Luke 9:51. As long-time readers know, I don't regard myself as an inerrantist per se, though I am a big advocate of harmonization as good historical method. But if the best case seems to be that there is some trivial error in the Gospels or Acts, I will consider that possibility. The trouble concerning Luke 9:51 and other matters associated with the so-called "travel section" of Luke is that it did not look to me like it would be a trivial error but rather a fairly obvious one. I'll give the general layout of the problem, trying not to be too tedious, and then the interesting solution that has recently occurred to me.

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February 19, 2018

Ohio parents lose custody of their "transgender" daughter

Well, that didn't take long.

Last June I reported on alarming developments for parental rights in Ontario and Illinois. Ontario passed a law that expressly raised the concern that parents could lose custody of their children if they refused to go along with aggressive transgender "treatment." At around the same time, Illinois made it clear that prospective foster parents would be judged according to their affirmation of the transgender agenda.

The latest is from Ohio.

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February 21, 2018

J. P. Moreland endorses my critique of Michael Licona

I'm grateful to renowned evangelical scholar J. P. Moreland for his endorsement of my recent work on Mike Licona as well as for his endorsement of Hidden in Plain View. This post went up on his official blog today. See his post for all relevant links.

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February 23, 2018

Paying Attention: The Genesis of Murder

There is much to be learned from paying careful attention both to what is said and what is NOT said in Genesis 4, where Cain is the first murderer, destroying his brother Abel. Some facets of the passage might surprise you if you haven’t paid attention to the details.

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