Controversy: 3 Things We Get Wrong About Noah’s Ark

This is the third installment of the Genesis Controversy items. After this, we will look at less controversial yet still deeply meaningful topics regarding the book of Genesis. If you’re like me, most of the time when I read the Old Testament, I don’t take the time to hammer out the finer details of the…

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Genesis Controversy: 3 Reasons Why the Flood May Not Be a Global Event

In part 2 of my Genesis Controversy series, we will be addressing the Flood Narrative. A surface reading of the Flood narrative has led many to the conclusion of a catastrophic global flood that topped the highest mountain in the world by about 25 feet (15 cubits). For centuries, many have held this to be…

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2 More Images in Genesis With Connections To Other Origin Stories Pt. 2

In my last post we looked at some significant images in Genesis and compared their connections to other origin stories in the ancient world. We looked at the Watery Deep, the Serpent, and the Tree of Life. We saw how that in the mind of ancient Israelites, these images were loaded with significance, meaning, and…

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