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 Continue reading 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 […] via The Top Ten Passages in the Qur’an, Part 4 — Looking at All Things Biblically Continue reading The Top Ten Passages in the Qur’an, Part 4 — Looking at All Things Biblically

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 […] via The Top Ten Passages in the Qur’an, Part 3 — Looking at All Things Biblically Continue reading The Top Ten Passages in the Qur’an, Part 3 — Looking at All Things Biblically

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 […] via The Top Ten Passages in the Qur’an, Part 2 — Looking at All Things Biblically Continue reading The Top Ten Passages in the Qur’an, Part 2 — Looking at All Things Biblically

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 […] via The Top Ten Passages in the Qur’an, Part 1 — Looking at All Things Biblically Continue reading The Top Ten Passages in the Qur’an, Part 1 — Looking at All Things Biblically