25 11, 2013

Did the Bible intend that Shiloh should be Israel’s capital and spiritual center?

By |2013-11-25T11:49:19-07:00November 25th, 2013|Thoughts|

                                                                      Chapter 8                                                                         Part 3   Did the Bible intend that Shiloh should be Israel’s capital and spiritual center?   It seems that the Bible considered the Shechem area, including Shiloh and Beth-el, as the focal point for Israel’s capital and sanctuary. The Bible repeatedly highlights the spiritual significance of Shechem and its nearby [...]

22 11, 2013

Unusual Bible Interpretatons – Joshua 8, part 2

By |2013-11-22T07:11:20-07:00November 22nd, 2013|Thoughts|

                                                           Chapter 8                                                                Part 2 More than one version of a story in Scripture There are quite a few instances in the Hebrew Bible where more than one version of a command or story is told.  For example, the only way that the tale of the kidnapping of Joseph[1] and his sale into slavery [...]