Book Giveaway: “Vindicating the Vixens”

Book Giveaway: “Vindicating the Vixens”

Book Giveaway time again! I’m featuring a fascinating book about the women of the Bible:¬†Vindicating the Vixens. Each chapter is written by a different scholar. Sandra Glahn is the general editor. Just check out some of the intriguing chapter titles: Eve: The...
A Roman Father Couldn’t Disinherit an Adopted Son

A Roman Father Couldn’t Disinherit an Adopted Son

In the Roman culture when Paul wrote his Epistle to the Ephesians, a Roman father could disinherit a son born into the family, but¬†not an adopted child. That fact has everything to do with Paul assuring his readers they were secure in their salvation. Here’s...
We Forget Mary Faced Mortal Danger

We Forget Mary Faced Mortal Danger

Put yourself for just a moment into the thinking and feeling of teenaged Mary. Forget we know everything turns out all right. Forget she becomes respected. Forget she has the privilege of birthing and loving the human Son of God. Forget she is protected by God through...