Jul 26, 2019
Dr. Aubrey Buster, Assistant Professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College, explores Psalm 139:5, “You have hemmed me in before and behind.” Although we tend to understand this positively, she probes the Hebrew and suggests that this may instead call to mind God’s oppressive presence.
Jul 20, 2019
Dr. Michael Graves, Armerding Professor of Biblical Studies, considers some of the challenging passages in Ruth and looks at how Hebrews can illumine these verses.
Jul 12, 2019
Dr. Todd Still, Dean of the George W. Truett Theological Seminary of Baylor University, joins us in the studio to reflect upon how learning the biblical languages helps to enrich our reading of the Bible.
Jul 8, 2019
Dr. Adam Miglio, Associate Professor of Archaeology at Wheaton College, draws upon how an “open sword” was understood in the ancient Near East to inform a reading of Ezekiel 21:28. A fascinating reflection on Babylon as God’s sword in that chapter.
Jul 8, 2019
Rabbi Steven Bob offers insight into a challenging statement from Genesis 3:16: “in pain you shall bring forth children.” A careful look at the term in Hebrew translated as “pain” may be better understood as “sorrow” in this passage.