What Is Textual Criticism?

Textual criticism is the discipline that, it's both a science and an art that has as it's fundamental goal to reconstruct the wording of an original document whose manuscripts no longer exist, or we don't know...

What Is (And Isn’t) Heresy?

Traditionally, a heretic is someone who has compromised an essential doctrine and lost sight of who God really is, usually by oversimplification. Literally, heresy means “choice” — that is, a choice to deviate...

The History of Jerusalem in the Bible

Jerusalem holds a special place in the hearts and minds of Jews, Christians, and Muslims. It is mentioned 667 times in the Old Testament and 139 times in the New. Although today the city boasts a population of...

Where is Nineveh?

Where is the city of Ninevah?  If you get out a modern map, look for the city of Mosul because the city of Mosul is actually located in the general vicinity of where Ninevah would have been in the times of ...

Who wrote 1, 2, & 3 John?

Church tradition from the earliest days of Christianity has ascribed these letters to John, commonly believed to be the apostle John—one of Jesus’ chosen twelve, the son of Zebedee, and “the disciple whom Jesu...