The New American Standard Bible (NASB) is an English translation of the Bible. Published by the Lockman Foundation (1960, 1971, 1977, 1995, 2020).
Scholars tend to be cautious when making claims to the point where they are not allowing the evidence to see the light of day to the extent possible. Biblical archaeology has logged many thousands of finds that give us confidence in the historicity of the Bible, the trustworthiness of the Scriptures. Let's not overplay our hand on what biblical archaeology can do, but let's not underplay our hand either.
The Book of Malachi, also called The Prophecy of Malachias, the last of 12 books of the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) that bear the names of the Minor Prophets, grouped together as the Twelve in the Jewish canon. The book of Malachi helps in understanding the unchanging principles and merciful love of God.
Book of Joel, second of 12 Old Testament books that bear the names of the Minor Prophets. Some commentators have claimed that Joel is a prophet of darkness and gloom. But, when we look at Joel's book from the point of view of God’s people, he emerges as the proclaimer of grand tidings of salvation.
Book of Hosea, also spelled Osee, the first of 12 Old Testament books that bear the names of the Minor Prophets, considered as one book, The Twelve, in the Jewish canon. The book of Hosea strengthens our faith in God’s inspired prophecies. Everything that Hosea prophesied came true.
The Book of Esther is one of the Megillot, five scrolls read on stated Jewish religious holidays. ... Esther, the beautiful Jewish wife of the Persian king Ahasuerus (Xerxes I), and her cousin Mordecai persuade the king to retract an order for the general annihilation of Jews throughout the empire.
The Book of Proverbs (Hebrew: מִשְלֵי, Míshlê (Shlomoh), "Proverbs (of Solomon)") is a book in the third section (called Ketuvim) of the Hebrew Bible and a book of the Christian Old Testament. Proverbs raises questions of values, moral behavior, the meaning of human life, and righteous conduct.
There is more than Critical Race Theory. You have Critical Queer Theory, Critical Feminist Theory, Critical Cultural Theory, and so on. So, what is Critical Theory? It is rooted in Marxism and is all about destroying traditional ways of life and replacing them with something else. It always creates conflict and it always destroys. There is another Critical Theory that has impacted the Bible for 200 years. You have Critical Literary Theory, the set of concepts and intellectual assumptions on which rests the work of explaining or interpreting literary texts. The Bible is a literary text.
The first formulations of the doctrine of inerrancy had not been established according to the authority of a council, creed, or church, until the post-Reformation period. The critic would argue how could Jesus have believed in a view that was not in existence until 1,500 years after his life. How would you respond?
The Shapira Scroll (also known as the Shapira Strips) was a manuscript written in Paleo-Hebrew script. It was presented by Moses Shapira in 1883 as an ancient Biblical artifact and was the focus of a major archaeological controversy. Modern scholars are saying that it is 700 years older than the oldest Dead Sea Scrolls that date to about 250 B.C.E.