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from Undergraduate Chapel: Spring 2014
by Josh Sofaer
April 16, 2014
Josh Sofaer, Los Angeles Branch Director of Jews for Jesus, leads his audience in a traditional Passover Seder. He is joined by a family who demonstrate the Seder, Professor Paul Rood as narrator, ...
from The Good Book Blog
by Kenneth C Way
November 30, 2012
What was the sin of Nadab and Abihu? The text of Leviticus 10:1-7 is ultimately unclear about this. One Pentateuch scholar aptly calls this an instance of "intentional ambiguity" on the part of the...
by Nell Sunukjian
November 20, 2012
The colors and smells of fall have arrived, even here in southern California. Red, yellow, gold and peach-colored roses, fresh from my garden, are tucked into a round pumpkin. Homemade pumpkin brea...
November 1, 2012
How would you like to be going into exile? Leaving all you have known—your home, your beautiful yard and fields, your places of repose and safety, your income earning ability?
Two of my friends ar...
by David L Talley
August 24, 2012
Sin is a reality with which we all must live. No one can escape the struggles we have with rebelling against God's call on our lives (cf. Romans 3:10, 23). However, it is possible to choose whether...
August 8, 2012
Reading the Bible. It sounds so simple. Just read the Bible every day, or at least read it regularly for nourishment and insight and communication with God.
But how do we do it? In a time when the...
May 30, 2012
A frequently asked question from my graduate advisees is this: How do you keep up with the latest scholarship in your discipline? Or, how do you stay on the "cutting edge" in your academic field? T...
May 4, 2012
I was recently reflecting on my doctoral training and I realized that I learned a few things (ten, to be precise) beyond the actual subject matter of my discipline. For starters, I learned that foo...
by Thomas J Finley
April 4, 2012
These observations are made independently of any current events taking place in the Middle East. They are offered to clarify from the Hebrew and certain ancient sources some of the issues that mode...
March 19, 2012
Human sacrifice is at once a most disturbing and inspiring theme of the Scriptures. It can demonstrate both what is wrong with the world and what is right. Let me explain.
First, we must consider ...