How Did Little Boy David Kill Goliath With A Slingshot? — Looking at All Things Biblically

Movies, documentaries, and television programs regularly depict David as a little boy who kills Goliath with a slingshot. Scholars often follow a similar path, describing David’s battle with Goliath as the stuff of legend. In his monumental biography of David, accomplished biblical scholar Baruch Halpern describes him as a “mere youth” and “delicate little amateur.”[1] […]

How Did Little Boy David Kill Goliath With A Slingshot? — Looking at All Things Biblically

The Top Ten Passages in the Qur’an, Part 4 — Looking at All Things Biblically

We’ve finally arrived at my number one verse in the Qur’an. There are a lot of juicy passages to choose from, but this one isn’t scandalous so much as it is theologically implosive for the Muslim faith. While other texts present a violent, misogynistic, radically intolerant perspective, this one undermines one of the most fundamental […]

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The Top Ten Passages in the Qur’an, Part 3 — Looking at All Things Biblically

We’re getting down to the most interesting passages in the Qur’an. It’s tough to decide because there are a lot of them—the Qur’an is about twenty percent shorter than the New Testament (all quotations are taken from Quran.com). #4 No Paternity Tests for Allah O People of the Scripture, do not commit excess in your […]

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The Top Ten Passages in the Qur’an, Part 2 — Looking at All Things Biblically

As we continue with our blog post series, I’d like to tell our readers that if you have had to read any of our top ten passages more than once, don’t worry. Many native Arabic speakers have difficulty reading it in the original language, mainly because Muhammad wasn’t a great writer. The disorganized syntax he […]

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The Top Ten Passages in the Qur’an, Part 1 — Looking at All Things Biblically

Many Christians are unfamiliar with the Qur’an. They may know that it is the sacred text of the Muslim faith, but they probably know little else about it. I’ve chosen a list of ten passages from the Qur’an that give some insight into Islam and especially into its founder Muhammad. Below are the first three […]

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The Difference Between Righteous and Sinful Anger — Looking at All Things Biblically

We live in an age of outrage. We understand some things deserve our anger. A senseless murder, a kidnapping, and the torture of another human being are just a few things that demand pure, righteous indignation. But today it seems that any offense, no matter how small, gets an explosive reaction. The news has no […]

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Working Toward Peace Through Understanding — Looking at All Things Biblically

As we all know, on May 25, George Floyd died while being restrained by a police officer named Derek Chauvin. Mr. Floyd was arrested after allegedly trying to use a counterfeit $20. He was detained and held down on the ground by the arresting officer who kept his knee on Mr. Floyd’s neck. Three other […]

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