Elsewhere

Poor and Misleading Translation in the NIV, Paul Davidson

‘The New International Version of the Bible, or NIV, was first published in 1978. Since then, it has become one of the most popular English Bible translations, and almost certainly the most popular one among Evangelical Christians. It is also one of the worst translations for anyone who is seriously interested in what the Bible says.’

The (Historical) Origin of God, Theodore J. Lewis

‘The historical origin of God has to do with wrestling with texts and physical remains of the past to reconstruct how the ancients thought about divinity and religious performance.’

Problems with a Global Flood, Mark Isaak

‘Creationist models are often criticized for being too vague to have any predictive value. A literal interpretation of the Flood story in Genesis, however, does imply certain physical consequences which can be tested against what we actually observe, and the implications of such an interpretation are investigated below.’

Deuteronomy: The First Torah, David Glatt-Gilad

‘Before the Five Books of Moses were compiled as a complete work, evidence from Deuteronomy as well as from Joshua and Kings shows that Deuteronomy itself was known as “the Torah.”’

Critical Dictionary of Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements, ed. James Crossley, Alastair Lockhart

‘The Critical Dictionary of Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements (CDAMM) is an online encyclopedia covering secular and religious expressions of apocalyptic and millenarian thinking throughout history and across cultures. Articles are commissioned to be academically rigorous and non-partisan by the Centre for the Critical Study of Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements (CenSAMM).’

The Apocalyptic Imagination, interview with John J. Collins

In modern scholarship, a lot of English scholars in particular [are] not getting the idiom or the spirit of the apocalyptic literature at all.