Monthly Archives: August 2015

Busy day media-wise

By arenmaeir Well, today was a rather busy day media-wise.
See the following links to two interviews:
1) Radio interview on Reshet B (in Hebrew)
2) TV interview on I24 (in English)

In addition, I was just interviewed by Gordon Govier, from “Bible and Spade” – and this will probably be online in the not-to-distant future.

Enjoy! …read more

Christian Texts and History • Why Bar Kochba persecuted Christians?

By Giuseppe While Tacitus wrote about the riotous followers of suetonian “impulsore Chresto” (therefore not about HJ), while Pliny persecuted true Christians, it seems to be hard history that bar Kochba persecuted Jewish Christians.But why Jewish messianists would persecute other Jewish messianists?That persecution would be justified only if these Christians were paulines, …read more

Introducing the Book of Revelation and Apocalyptic Literature

By Michael J. Kok This is part of my classroom lectures handouts
The impact of apocalyptic thought in popular culture: Left Behind Series

The origins of the pre-tribulation rapture in the dispensationalist system of Charles Nelson Darby (1800-1882) and popularized by the Scofield Reference Bible. A scholarly form of progressive dispensationalism is best represented at Dallas …read more