Real Talk: Authors of the Bible

No one (not even the best scholars) know with certainty who wrote the New Testament letters, just as we do not *know* who wrote the Gospels & the books of the Tanakh. All we have is “tradition” & lots of curators & editors, ranging roughly from the 500s BCE to 1500s CE. Also, said curators …

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18 Bible References Supporting Societal Justice as Blessed and Commanded

“Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy.” Proverbs 31:8-9 "This is what the Lord Almighty says: 'Administer true justice; show mercy and compassion to one another. Do not oppress the widow or …

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Year of the Bible: What is the Word of God? | Pete Enns

*[duplicated in full from the original post, linked below for educational purposes only] The Bible is often called the “word of God,” which means, among other things, that it has final authority over the life of the Christian. The following passage from the anonymous book of Hebrews seems to make that point rather clearly.  Indeed, …

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Remembering Cain Hope Felder, Scholar Who Highlighted the Bible’s African Presence | Religion & Politics

The first time that I met Cain Hope Felder in person was during a job interview. I was a finalist for a faculty position at Howard University School of Divinity — Read on religionandpolitics.org/2019/11/12/remembering-cain-hope-felder-scholar-who-highlighted-the-bibles-african-presence/