Cambridge Symposium Lectures Online — BiblePlaces.com

A number of lectures related to the archaeology of Jerusalem have now been posted from the Cambridge Symposium held in March 2019. The official title of the gathering was “The Ancient City of David: Recent Archaeological Exploration of Jerusalem. An Academic Symposium co-organized by Megalim: The City of David Institute and Von Hugel Institute of… Cambridge Symposium Lectures Online — BiblePlaces.com Continue reading Cambridge Symposium Lectures Online — BiblePlaces.com

No Evidence of Angel Cohabitation in Jude 6

Jude 6 is a parallel reference to 2Pet. 2.4. Both of these passages refer to angelic judgment without any idea of human/angel sexual union. I reject any Jewish myths about angel/human cohabitation, and both Peter and Jude reject this notion as well. Also, only scripture is without error and not Jewish legendary texts, which some want to reference as authoritative, but are not. While not … Continue reading No Evidence of Angel Cohabitation in Jude 6

Simon Peter Identifies Angelic Imprisonment as Gen. 1.2-4

For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but sent them to hell, putting them in chains of darkness to be held for judgment… 2Pet. 2.4 NIV (A personal note) Several unusual bible issues feature in some of my writings. I did not choose them, they chose me, if you will. On this issue of the angelic Fall, I was challenged in my conception of … Continue reading Simon Peter Identifies Angelic Imprisonment as Gen. 1.2-4

Jesus Taught Human Conditional Immortality

One of the arguments Traditionalists employ for holding to their view that the unredeemed are tortured forever, is that the church has always believed such. This is not true. Justin Martyr writing about 160 C.E. clearly rejects notions of human immortality both in his introduction and 5th chapter of his Dialogues. Jesus plainly taught human extinguishment in at least two places. Mt. 10.28 explicitly affirms … Continue reading Jesus Taught Human Conditional Immortality